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Aromatherapy: Mother and Baby

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9 CE Hours - E1003
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Aromatherapy: Mother and Baby

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Materials

  • Text - 163 pages
  • Multiple-choice test
  • Certificate upon completion

Description

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:

  • benefits of aromatherapy in pregnancy
  • history of essential oils
  • how essential oils can be used
  • pregnancy massage including muscle energy techniques
  • how to use aromatherapy for discomforts during pregnancy, labor and birth as well as during the postpartum period
  • how to use massage and aromatherapy for infants
  • to reference practical information about essential oils and common medical terms associated with their use

Course Objectives

  1. Recognize at least 3 benefits of aromatherapy in pregnancy
  2. Identify how the author uses essential oils in massage, aromatic baths, compresses and showers
  3. Identify how the author uses essential oils and massage to help with common ailments during pregnancy, labor and birth
  4. Identify how the author uses massage and aromatherapy in the postpartum period
  5. Identify how the author uses massage and aromatherapy for the baby
  6. Recognize how to reference practical information about essential oils and common medical terms associated with their use

Course Reviews

Elizabeth Cook, LMT

3/28/2022

Samantha Lindeman, LMT

3/14/2022

Lorena Hargis, LMT, BCTMB

10/1/2021

Susie Holdaway, LMT

7/16/2021

Lauren Morgan, LMT

4/23/2021

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Instructors

Sharon Burch, MSN, RN, NCTMB

Sharon Burch, MSN, RN, NCTMB

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.

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