Massage in Pregnancy & Childbirth

Massage in Pregnancy & Childbirth
9th Oct 2020

This course is designed to instruct qualified massage practitioners in the safe use of massage in pregnancy and childbirth. The course aims to dispel ill-founded fears around massage and pregnancy whilst still working within safe guidelines.


Prerequisite: You must have a minimum Level 3 body massage certificate i.e. swedish, holistic, aromatherapy or sports massage

5 CPD Points

You will learn how to position clients for effective massage treatment. During the teaching sessions students will work on each other, improvising the positions which may need to be adopted for treating a pregnant client.
At the end of this thoroughly interesting and enjoyable day you will be able to:

Demonstrate an awareness of recent research into the applications of massage in pregnancy and childbirth.
Explain the benefits of massage for mother and child.
Identify contra-indications to massage in pregnancy and childbirth.
Explain the necessary safety issues concerning the use of massage in pregnancy and childbirth.
Demonstrate an understanding of the main stages of pregnancy and childbirth.

A low student / tutor ratio ensures a thorough discussion and exploration of points raised can be achieved.

How to Pay Your Deposit - click the drop down arrow next to the Pay Now button to select this option - the remaining course fee is payable one month before the course date. If you'd prefer to pay over the phone call us during office hours on 029 20 591118



"I just want to say how much I enjoyed the course on Monday. It was extremely informative and I now feel confident to treat pregnant clients. It met all my expectations and then some! Julie was an amazing tutor who really inspired me!!" LM

"Just massaged a client who was 38 weeks pregnant, all over massage including the "bump", thanks to your training I feel so confident doing pregnant ladies and their babies. I so LOVE my job. Could do with a few more clients though! Thanks again ;-)"

"A thoroughly enjoyable course. I have learned a lot today, very useful for my career. Julie is an excellent tutor. The whole day was very well planned and paced"

"I feel confident was massage a pregnant lady now and know how to positione her so that she's comfortable"

Course Hours:
9.30am to 5pm
Holiday Inn Express,
Lakeside Drive,
NP10 8BD
(Near Cardiff and just 15 minutes from the Severn Crossing. Free all-day parking)
Course Tutor:
Julie Duffy
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