Fundamentals of Prenatal Massage (3 CE hours)


Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Course Description
This course covers the fundamental basics of prenatal massage. It covers the physiological changes of pregnancy, prenatal massage contraindications and comfort and support measures that can be employed during the massage to relieve the discomfort of pregnancy.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:

  • Describe what comfort measures can be taken to make the massage more beneficial for pregnant women.
  • List the physiological changes during pregnancy.

This course is presented for educational purposes only. It was developed and marketed specifically for massage therapists that are required to obtain continuing education hours for licensing purposes. The author is not giving medical, legal or other professional advice.

This course is classified as “Cognitive” learning, meaning that there is no hands-on portion.