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Your Springboard for Learning in Bodywork and Movement

Paperback, eBook
978-1-912085-73-6
3
264
230 color drawings and photographs
276 x 220
Not yet published
26 January 2021
Handspring Publishing

£42.50 GBP / $59.95 USD

Massage Therapy

Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy, Third Edition

A comprehensive guide to prenatal, labor and postpartum practice

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This is the third edition of a highly successful textbook for Massage Therapists in training and working with women at all stages of childbearing, Nurses and Midwives, and all professionals using massage with this group.

Pre-and Perinatal Massage explores techniques of therapeutic massage and bodywork that enable massage therapists to support mothers and their babies throughout the childbearing year. The text details the physiological, functional and emotional developments of childbearing. It describes clinically refined techniques and explains how they may be used to meet women’s common needs. It is fully referenced and research-based. Stories from years of clinical experience make the text come alive and help to relate the theory to real life situations.

Chapter 1     BENEFITS: Helping Our Clients & Their Babies

Chapter 2     GUIDELINES: Massaging Safely & Effectively

Chapter 3     PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS: Caring for Your Clients & Yourself

Chapter 4     PRENATAL TECHNIQUES: Nurturing Throughout Pregnancy

Chapter 5     LABOR TECHNIQUES: Supporting a Positive Birth Experience

Chapter 6     POSTPARTUM TECHNIQUES: Facilitating Restorative Healing

Chapter 7     ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS: Working with Special Needs Clients

Chapter 8     PRACTICE CONSIDERATIONS: Growing a Satisfying Career

£42.50 GBP / $59.95 USD Free delivery in the UK and USA

Carole OSBORNE

Carole Osborne CMT, NCBTMB C is an integrative bodywork practitioner, author, course developer/instructor and mentor based in San Diego, California.

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Michele KOLAKOWSKI

Michele Kolakowski, LMT, CD & CPD(DONA), CLC has decades of diverse experience serving women and babies since 1992. She is an authorized instructor of Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy workshops and has taught maternity massage at massage schools, spas, destination resorts, hospitals, and conferences nationwide.

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David M LOBENSTINE

David M Lobenstine, BA, LMT, BCTMB has been massaging, teaching, writing and editing for over fifteen years. He is a licensed massage therapist, and a graduate of Vassar College and the Swedish Institute of Health Sciences.

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Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy, Third Edition

A comprehensive guide to prenatal, labor and postpartum practice

£42.50 GBP / $59.95 USD Free delivery in the UK and USA

This is the third edition of a highly successful textbook for Massage Therapists in training and working with women at all stages of childbearing, Nurses and Midwives, and all professionals using massage with this group.

Pre-and Perinatal Massage explores techniques of therapeutic massage and bodywork that enable massage therapists to support mothers and their babies throughout the childbearing year. The text details the physiological, functional and emotional developments of childbearing. It describes clinically refined techniques and explains how they may be used to meet women’s common needs. It is fully referenced and research-based. Stories from years of clinical experience make the text come alive and help to relate the theory to real life situations.

Chapter 1     BENEFITS: Helping Our Clients & Their Babies

Chapter 2     GUIDELINES: Massaging Safely & Effectively

Chapter 3     PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS: Caring for Your Clients & Yourself

Chapter 4     PRENATAL TECHNIQUES: Nurturing Throughout Pregnancy

Chapter 5     LABOR TECHNIQUES: Supporting a Positive Birth Experience

Chapter 6     POSTPARTUM TECHNIQUES: Facilitating Restorative Healing

Chapter 7     ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS: Working with Special Needs Clients

Chapter 8     PRACTICE CONSIDERATIONS: Growing a Satisfying Career

Paperback, eBook
978-1-912085-73-6
3
264
230 color drawings and photographs
276 x 220
Not yet published
26 January 2021
Handspring Publishing

£42.50 GBP / $59.95 USD

Massage Therapy

Find out when this publication becomes available to order

We will use this data to notify you when this publication is available, and for no other purpose.
Carole OSBORNE

Carole Osborne CMT, NCBTMB C is an integrative bodywork practitioner, author, course developer/instructor and mentor based in San Diego, California.

Read More ›

Michele KOLAKOWSKI

Michele Kolakowski, LMT, CD & CPD(DONA), CLC has decades of diverse experience serving women and babies since 1992. She is an authorized instructor of Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy workshops and has taught maternity massage at massage schools, spas, destination resorts, hospitals, and conferences nationwide.

Read More ›

David M LOBENSTINE

David M Lobenstine, BA, LMT, BCTMB has been massaging, teaching, writing and editing for over fifteen years. He is a licensed massage therapist, and a graduate of Vassar College and the Swedish Institute of Health Sciences.

Read More ›