Nurturing the Mother Certification 24 CE

This is Claire Marie Miller's primary certification course in pregnancy massage, labor massage and support, postpartum massage and newborn/infant massage. Most workshop sites will have a pregnant volunteer to enhance your learning. In this course, you will learn:

  • Anatomy and physiology for pregnancy and birth
  • Pregnancy massage demonstration and practice
  • Cautions and contraindications for pregnancy massage
  • Guidelines for pregnancy massage for each trimester
  • Massage for high risk pregnancies
  • Massage for labor and newborn/infant massage
  • Postpartum massage using the principles of mother roasting, a practice of keeping the new mother warm to encourage recovery
  • Awareness of the birth journey through videos
  • How to teach a Nurturing the Pregnant Couple class including Prenatal Yoga for Couples
  • A simple Shiatsu session that you teach the pregnant mom to give her partner
  • Rituals as a tool for empowerment for the mom and family, including the Blessingway Birth Ceremony, Birth Beads, and Lotus birth.
  • How to market your skills, along with access for “ready to use” brochures and a listing on Claire Marie Miler Seminars
  • Resources for you and your clients surrounding pregnancy, birth and family, including books, websites and informational groups

In-class Certification Requirements:

  • A practical assessment is given when you massage a pregnant volunteer or student during the workshop
  • Written assessment completed at the end of the course
  • 24 CE hours and Nurturing the Mother Pregnancy Massage Certification given at completion of the course

Fees may vary depending on location. Go to Schedule for price.