9 CE Hours - E1003
Fragrant, gentle essential oils are ideally suited to the special needs of women during pregnancy, birth, and early motherhood. Written by a registered nurse trained in herbal medicine, reflexology and massage, this course provides expert advice on using essential oils in massage, baths, compresses, lotions, and inhalations. Special sections on massage for pregnant women and newborns give complete instructions for using massage to ease the discomforts of pregnancy and relieve the pain of labor and birth, as well as to soothe and comfort restless babies and facilitate the bonding of mother and child. Also provided is information on addressing morning sickness, water retention, cellulite, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and stretch marks. Safe, effective remedies for babies are also covered, including colic, diaper rash, and teething pain.
In this course, you will learn:
I thoroughly enjoyed this course and having the aromatherapy mother and baby book is essential to someone who loves aromatherapy, and seeking to make products! thanks a lot!
- Abeegahyil Yisrael, LMP
Very good book. I feel more confident on the use of essential oils during pregnancy and on children.
- Lisa Rojas, LMT
Course was very interesting, the author was very knowledgeable with her information that was given. I plan on using the recipes for personal use as well as in my massage practice. I was very pleased with the course.
- T. Swisher, LMT
This course was fun and interesting. It covered all the topics that would be of interest to someone in this specialty.
- Keri Smith, CMT, Ashburn, VA
I enjoyed this course and it was exactly what I needed, wanted, and expected. I am very happy with my choice to use your program!
- C. Jones, LMT
The book and information were very helpful and informative. I really enjoyed reading the material and I cannot wait to apply it to my practice.
- K. Thorne, LMT, NCTMB
This book was informative and pleasant to read - the author is clearly experienced in the realities of pregnancy, birth and infant care. I look forward to using this information along with the recipes provided in my personal and profession life.
- Allison Blevins, LMP
I always learn something new that I can integrate into my practice. Thank you for making it so simple!
- Melanie Proctor
This course is very useful and beneficial for one’s business practice, as well as one’s own family healthcare. Thank you for these great tools!
- Kimberley Joy Turner Hall, LMBT
Good course. I enjoyed it very much and I'm so excited to start practicing.
- Zinnia Arias, RMT
Again.. very informative and interesting. Will definitely be adding this to my practice. Thank you. P.s. I opted for the text and online testing. I was shocked how quickly it got to me from Jersey to Arizona. :)
- Misty Newhouse. LMT
I will contnue to use this book as a reference and learn the material presentd as I am sure I will need to refresh my memory from time to time. A nice concise book.
- Sharon Bonogofsky Parker, LMT
Such a wonderful CEU course! I learned so much that will help me in my practice of massage and in real life. I’m pregnant now, this book is exactly what I needed! Thank you!
- Kayla Fancher, LMT
Taking this course really expands my knowledge and will be greatly applied in my practice.
- Cora Corrales, LMT
This book is a phenomenal resource!
- Audrey Wetzbarger, LMP, NCTMB
I really enjoyed the material and look forward to using this information in the future.
- Hope Hilsenbeck, LMT
I learned from this class and felt it was very useful.
- Jennifer Denos, LMT
Fantastic!!! I loved this course. Great book. very informative.
- N. Thornley, LMT
Enjoyed this course very much, it was very helpful with everyday life and my new baby!
- J. Glazener, LMT
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The Institute is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Approved Provider 049478-00.
Credits also accepted by the AMTA, ABMP and NAHA.
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Sharon Burch holds a Masters Degree in Nursing and has been practicing as a nurse since 1974. She is currently a Registered Nurse in the state of Arkansas. Additionally, Ms. Burch studied under many of today's leaders in massage therapy and bodywork during the 1980s, became Nationally Certified through the NCBTMB in 1993 and holds a professional membership with the AMTA.
As founder of Health Positive!, Ms. Burch has created over 60 home study nursing and massage continuing education programs, performed over 65 public, live educational presentations, has written two published books, served as a member on the NCBTMB Continuing Education committee and was a founding member of the National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists.
Sharon is an instructor on many of the Institute's programs and has authored and co-authored various ethics courses and additional titles such as Touch for the Seriously Ill, Stress Reduction Through Bodywork, Staying Well – Naturally, Cardiopulmonary Health and Illness, Chronic Pain Management, Marketing Massage in Four Easy Steps, Preventing Medical Errors, HIV Update for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers, Understanding HIV, Massage for Edema and more.