This course provides an excellent insight into the stages of pregnancy and the massage therapist’s role in this process. There are several techniques presented, each linked to a specific trimester. The techniques are demonstrated by illustrations and step-by-step instructions. There are also scenarios that pose questions as to what you, as a therapist, would do. There are excellent suggestions about ways to market your business and how to set up your room. There is a detailed section that targets the postpartum phase of pregnancy, a stage which is often overlooked. There are also tips for male massage therapists.
This course is a must for any therapist who works with expectant mothers, and offers encouragement to therapists thinking about pursuing massage for this particular population.