Maternity Reflexology - OBUS
09:30 - 23:59
Maternity Reflexology Dates:Sunday 18 November 2018 - Sunday 18 November 2018 Times:9.30am - 5.30pm Fee:€125.00 Booking Deposit:€50.00 Maternity ReflexologyReflexology is a wonderful therapy that can be used safely during pregnancy, labour and post pregnancy. During this special time, the mother goes through huge physical, mental and emotional changes in a very short space of time. To have a knowledgeable and supportive therapist to help alleviate many of the common symptoms associated with pregnancy can be of great benefit to both mother and baby. It can also help the pregnancy be as stress free as possible and to optimise health. Therefore it is important that the Reflexologist is confident and has a good understanding of pregnancy and many of the minor ailments that respond well to this therapy. This course is designed to give you the confidence to work with pregnant clients from the moment of conception right to delivery and rebalancing the postnatal body. Course details:This course will educate the Reflexologists in all aspects of normal pregnancy, birth and postpartumIt will include:Overview of pregnancy:First trimester: up to 12 weeksSecond trimester: 13-27 weeksThird trimester: 28-40 weeksMapping the pregnancy on the feetReflexology points relevant to all stages of the pregnancyAcupressure to support pregnancy and labour and labourAcupressure to avoid during pregnancy and labourContraindications, cautions and complicationsIntake form and consultation techniques to help you get the relevant information to allow you to plan your treatments to be most effective.Homecare points for the client to use during pregnancy, delivery and post natal Revisiting the Endocrine SystemWhat it doesHow it worksPoints of the feetSpecial attention will be given to the stages of labour and the role of oxytocin in pregnancy and labour. Students will gain an understanding of the common conditions that can present during pregnancy, such as:FatigueAnaemiaMorning sicknessHeartburnConstipationPregnancy DiabetesBackacheSciaticaSymphysis PubisAnxietySkin problems- rashes, itch, stretch marksRestless legOedema Course structure:The morning will cover all the theoryThe afternoon will be all practical workThe tutor will demonstration techniques to use and students spend the rest of the day putting all this information together, asking questions and gaining confidence.