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$55.00 Cost includes all materials needed. If applicable, shipping is one flat rate of $10.00 (no matter how many courses you order). Materials are shipped via USPS Priority Mail.
The 5 CE hour Infant Massage home study course will introduce you to infant massage, benefits of infant massage, and present an entire step by step infant massage routine. Infant massage has been proven to benefit healthy and special needs babies in many ways. This course is great for therapists wanting to perform infant massage as well as for therapists who are interested in educating parents on how to massage their own infant. It outlines basic infant massage techniques using techniques you already know and also outlines proper positioning for massaging babies of all ages. This course also includes 30 minutes of online technique demonstrations from a certified infant massage therapist as she teaches a class.
This Course Will Present:
The definition and history of infant massage
Benefits and contraindications of infant massage
An infant massage routine including proper positioning of the infant
Benefits of infant massage for common health conditions and disorders
30 minutes of online technque demonstrations
You Will Receive: An Infant Massage Guidebook For Well, Premature and Special Needs Babies textbook by Mary Ady, CIMI, guide with instructions, 30 minutes of online video clips, exam of 40 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
This course presents a solid foundation in infant massage. - L. Christy, LMT
Great subject area. Material layed out in a friendly manner. - Elizabeth Williams, LMT
Enjoyed the reading and the exam. Was straight forward, to the point and contained inforamtion I can use. - Macy Kramer, LMT
Which of the following is a benefit of infant massage?
A. Decreases the production of stress hormones
B. Provides relaxation by increasing serotonin
C. Promotes sounder and longer sleep patterns
D. All of the above
Why is mineral oil not recommended for infant massage?
A. It is an unnatural product which can suffocate the breathing process of our cells
B. It does not absorb well into the skin and clogs pores
C. It may produce symptoms similar to dry skin because it interferes with the natural moisturizing process of the skin
D. All of the above
When performing infant massage, about how far should your face be from theirs?
A. 1-5 inches
B. 3-5 inches
C. 7-15 inches
D. 15-24 inches