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This combined course will enable you to teach a range of newborn nurturing techniques to parents before and after birth as well as our full baby massage instructor course so you can teach nurturing touch and massage from birth onwards.

Newborn Nurture

It is a fully comprehensive course which covers all aspects of becoming a professional teacher and teaching baby massage plus specific techniques for babies under 8 weeks. Specific areas explored are;

Rocking and holding
Swaddling and tucking.
Kangeroo Care
Kangeroo Mother Care
Containment holds
Still Touch
Early Massage
Baby Reflexology
Gentle Movements
Fourth Trimester Support

It will enable you to offer positive touch education to parents pre birth and before baby massage classes begin at 8 weeks. It will also deepen you knowledge of the science of touch and skin to skin and why it’s so important.
Included in the course is a course manual covering the following modules;

INTRODUCTION, ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM
HISTORY AND BENEFITS OF BABY MASSAGE AND THEORIES OF ATTACHMENT
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE INFANT
LEARNING THE NEWBORN NURTURE TECHNIQUES
HOW TO TEACH AND TEACHING PLANS
MARKETING AND BUSINESS
ONLINE ACCESS TO HOURS OF REAL TEACHING EXAMPLES, MINI LECTURES AND REAL CLASS FOOTAGE ESSENTIAL TO COMPLEMENT YOUR STUDY AND KNOWLEDGE.

Baby Massage Instructor

This course will enable you to teach baby massage to groups of parents and on a one to one basis from 8 weeks. It is a fully comprehensive course which covers all aspects of becoming a professional teacher and teaching baby massage. Included in the course is a course manual covering the following modules;

INTRODUCTION, ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM

HISTORY AND BENEFITS OF BABY MASSAGE AND THEORIES OF ATTACHMENT

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE INFANT

LEARNING THE BABY MASSAGE ROUTINE

HOW TO TEACH AND FACILITATE GROUPS

MARKETING AND BUSINESS

All course materials also include recordings of mini lectures on subjects covered on the course. We also include footage of real classes as well as films of the whole massage routine.

Entry requirements
A basic knowledge of human biology (GCSE/O level preferred but not essential.
An interest in supporting and working with parents and babies.
An understanding of the benefits of massage.
A good command of the language in which you will be teaching and excellent communication skills.
A positive and motivated attitude to study and business.

Accreditation

All courses are accredited by Blossom & Berry. Training is of a very high standard. Gayle Berry has written and designed all course materials and has a PGCE in Teaching and Delivering Learning to the adult education sector.Gayle has ten years experience as a teacher and is also the author of a successful book “Baby Massage-Expert know-how at your fingertips”. She has worked on numerous media projects in the field.

Timescales for study

Most students complete the diploma within four months and can begin professional practice.

Costs

£785-ONLINE

inclusive of all training and ongoing support. There are no licence fees to pay.

Study and Practice Development

After achieving this qualification you can continue to study with us and develop your practice by accessing the courses below;

Blossom & Berry Baby Confidence Instructor
Blossom & Berry Baby Yoga Instructor
Blossom & Berry Learn, Stretch & Play Instructor
Blossom & Berry Story Stretch Instructor
Blossom & Berry Massage for Older Children Instructor
Soothe Settle & Sleep Program

Section 1Welcome & Getting Started On Professionlism
Lecture 1Professionalism
Lecture 2Reading List & Study Guide
Lecture 3Using Glip
Lecture 4Full Powerpoint course presentation
Section 2Module 2-Anatomy & Physiology
Section 3Module 3-Benefits of Baby Massage
Lecture 6Benefits of Infant Massage
Lecture 7Additional resources on benefits-Videos
Lecture 8Love Creates Love
Section 4Module 4-Baby Massage Practicalities & Routine
Lecture 9Videos to support your practice
Lecture 10Colic Routine
Lecture 11Teaching Plans
Lecture 12Oils and Safe Practice (Current Guidelines)
Section 5Module 5-Successful Teaching Techniques
Lecture 13Teaching
Lecture 14Real teaching examples of classes
Lecture 15Teaching babies with special needs
Lecture 16Extra Videos
Section 6Module 6-Marketing & Setting Up Your Business
Lecture 17Marketing
Lecture 18Extra resources to kick start your practice
Section 7Module 7-Teaching Practice
Lecture 19Teaching Practice Documents
Lecture 20Workshop Templates
Section 8Certificate
Lecture 21Certificate
Lecture 22Celebrating You!
Section 9Anatomy & Physiology Of The Newborn
Lecture 23 A & P and supporting videos
Lecture 24Videos on early brain development
Section 10Benefits of early touch and massage
Lecture 25Benefits of touch and connection
Lecture 26Videos on the benefits of touch
Section 11Touch and Massage for babies under 8 weeks
Lecture 27Newborn nurture techniques
Lecture 28Holds, Swaddling, Still Touch
Lecture 29Skin to Skin
Lecture 30Massage routine 0-4 weeks
Lecture 31Massage routine 4-8 weeks
Lecture 32Yoga inspired movements 0-8 weeks
Lecture 33Importance of attachment for infants
Lecture 34Gentle stretches for the post natal period for relaxation
Lecture 35Breathing techniques for fourth trimester
Section 12Teaching techniques
Lecture 36Teaching Structure & Teaching Plans
Lecture 37Presentation skills
Section 13Certificate and completion
Section 14Bonus video
Final Quiz