Nurturing the Mother Certification 24 CE

This is Claire Marie Miller's premier certification course in pregnancy and postpartum massage. This course also includes labor massage and support techniques as well as a demonstration of 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.