Pregnancy Massage - NAT Diploma Course (5.5 CEUs)

$79.95 $129.95

Course Description

This (5-7 hour) course is for therapists who wish to gain a further knowledge of pregnancy massage, and those who are looking to provide safe and effective pregnancy massage as a speciality.

Course Objectives:

Students will be able to demonstrate that they:

1.     Understand the traditions around pregnancy massage, it’s history and role

2.     Are able to demonstrate an understanding of what happens to the body during pregnancy and how this impacts on treatments

3.     Can outline the safety aspects of pregnancy massage to enable the practitioner to give a safe and effective treatment

4.     Understand the contraindications for pregnancy massage

5.     Demonstrate an awareness of how massage treatments need to be adapted for pregnancy

6.     Can name the acupressure points to avoid and why these are avoided

7.     Can provide a comfortable massage experience for the pregnant client using appropriate and safe client positioning

8.     Can safely select the appropriate oils for use in pregnancy massage

9.     Are able to provide support for the woman in labour and post-partum

About the Course Presenter

Maureen Abson has more than twenty-five years teaching experience. In the course of her practice, she developed her own style combining fascial release, gentle focused pressure, and deep tissue massage with a structured focus on treating hands, feet, and head to be able to release tension in the rest of the body.

Maureen Abson runs a busy clinic in the North of England, and travels extensively to teach in the U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mauritius, South Africa, and Israel.

What's included?

Course Texts

Fully illustrated Pregnancy Massage course notes

Pocket Book of Pathology


Full colour illustrations

Easy "Quick Reference" format

Video Classes
16 online video classes presented by Maureen Abson

4K quality video accessed via our Virtual Classroom (password provided)

Watch anytime online on any device (PC, Mac, Tablet, Phone)

Online Exams and Certification

Online Exam comprising multiple choice questions

NAT Diploma - For more information click here

See table below for other CEU accreditations

Exam does not need to be completed in any one sitting. You may save your answers as you go along and return to continue at any time - internet connection required

Free Presentation Certificate issued on completion. 


In order to complete the certification that comes with this course, you must be a licensed/qualified Manual Therapist, Massage Therapist, Trigger Point Therapist, Physical Therapist, Chiropractor, Nurse, Midwife, Occupational Therapist, OTA, PTA, Osteopath. 

CEU Accreditations

Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers (NCBTMB) 5.5 CEU
Canadian Massage Therapists (CMMOTA formerly RMTA) - Alberta 3.0 CECs
College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO)- see link 5.5 CE Hours
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)- see link 5.5 CE Hours
Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) - see link 5.5 CE Hours
Massage Therapists’ Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS) 5.5 CEs
College of Chiropractors of British Columbia (CCBC) - see link 5.5 CE Hours
Iowa Board of Chiropractic (IDPH) - see link 5.5 CE Hours
Alabama Board of Physical Therapy- see link 5.5 CE Hours
Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“Patient Related”) 5.5 CEs
Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“Related to the Clinical Practice of Occupational Therapy”) 5.5 CEs
Florida Board of Massage Therapy (LMT) - CE Broker (“General”) 5.5 CEs
Georgia Board of Massage Therapy (LMT) - CE Broker (“General”) 5.5 CEs
Georgia Board of Nursing (LPN/RPN) - CE Broker (“General”) 5.5 CEs
Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“General Continuing Education”) 5.5 CEs
Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure (LMT) - CE Broker (“CE relevant to the practice of Massage Therapy”) 5.5 CEs
NAT Credits 30




Pregnancy Massage Course



Pregnancy Massage - NAT Diploma Course includes lifetime access to all online course assets (video classes, course text, exam, certification). All course assets may be accessed online via any device.