ABOUT THE COURSE
This course examines effective, safe positioning and pillowing for the pregnant client in each trimester. It also looks at additional considerations for creating a safe clinical setting, such as health status, gestational age, systemic circulatory issues, pressure, and hydrotherapy. This training is a collaborative creation between Trimesters: Massage Therapy Education and Dexterity Professional Development.
In this course, you will learn:
- Effective and safe positioning for the pregnant person.
- Supportive pillowing to provide therapeutic boundaries in all positions.
- Health considerations that impact the safety of the clinical setting, including general health history, trimester/gestational age, and circulatory issues.
- Technique considerations for the safety of the pregnant client, including selection of techniques, pressure and depth of techniques, and the application of hydrotherapy modalities.