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Baby Massage Diploma Course

11 Modules , 11 Videos

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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Baby Massage Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

The Baby Massage Diploma Course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to practice and teach baby massage, with a comprehensive understanding of the health and wellbeing benefits, such as improved physiological, cognitive, emotional and social development.

Before diving in and applying massage techniques, you are first taken through the history of the practice, introduced to influential people in the field of baby massage, and exposed to current thinking and research findings. Later in the course, you will also be provided with...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – The History of Baby Massage
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: When Did It All Begin?
  • Part 2: Influential People
  • Part 3: Complementary and Alternative Healing
  • Part 4: Research and Current Thinking
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Bonding, Attachment and Touch
  • Part 1: Bonding
  • Part 2: Attachment
  • Part 3: The Importance of Baby/Mother Closeness in Other Cultures
  • Part 4: The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – The Benefits of Baby Massage
  • Part 1: Communication Through the Five Senses
  • Part 2: Benefits of Baby Massage
  • Part 3: Healing Benefits of Baby Massage
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Baby Anatomy, Growth and Developmental Milestones
  • Part 1: Basic Baby Anatomy
  • Part 2: Developmental Milestones
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – Behaviours, Cues and Reflexes
  • Part 1: Six States of Consciousness
  • Part 2: Behaviour Cues
  • Part 3: Infant Reflexes
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Baby Massage Preparation and Introductory Techniques
  • Part 1: Preparation for Baby Massage
  • Part 2: Introductory Massage
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Baby Massage Strokes
  • Part 1: When to Avoid Baby Massage
  • Part 2: Baby Massage Strokes
  • Part 3: Baby Massage Strokes
  • Part 4: Arm Massage Technique
  • Part 5: Chest Massage Technique
  • Part 6: Abdomen Massage Technique
  • Part 7: Leg, Feet and Toes Massage Technique
  • Part 8: From Strokes to Sequence
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Massage Oils and Case Studies
  • Part 1: Why Use Massage Oils?
  • Part 2: Massage Oils Suitable for Infants
  • Part 3: Aromatherapy
  • Part 4: Case Study One: Baby Group at HMP, Swansea
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 10 – Additional or Special Needs and Techniques for the Growing Child
  • Part 1: Massage for Additional or Special Needs
  • Part 2: Massage for the Growing Child
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 9 – Bonus Baby Massage Videos ()
  • Part 1: Advanced Arm Massage
  • Part 2: Advanced Face Massage
  • Part 3: Advanced Back Massage
  • Part 4: Advanced Leg Massage
  • Part 5: Advanced Chest Massage
  • Part 6: Advanced Scalp Massage
  • Part 7: Advanced Abdominal Massage
Module 11 – Setting Up a Business and Next Steps
  • Part 1: Setting Up a Business
  • Part 2: Leading a Baby Massage Class
  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Conclusion
Baby Massage Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This course is suitable for anybody who wishes to offer baby massage: be it for your own child or as an addition to existing therapies (for childcare practitioners and spa owners). It will also help you to understand babies better, from the way their minds and emotions work, to their developing bodies, and how baby massage can help promote positive, healthy development.

Accreditations

The Baby Massage Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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