The R.M.T. as Labour Support Provider/Doula
To register, contact
Cindy McNeely, R.M.T.
or mail our registration form (PDF) to
This primary goal of this course is to prepare the R.M.T. and M.T. Student as a professional labour support provider/doula. This course is a comprehensive training which will underscore the important role of the Massage Therapist and their professional skillset pertaining to the birthing process of their clients. Upon completing this course, the Massage Therapist/Student will have a clear understanding about the physiology of labour, and how comfort measures including Massage Therapy can be utilized to provide excellent care during birth. Our goal is to train therapists to be highly competent in offering the birthing family as much support as possible toward creating a safe and healthy birth.
Classes will be composed of interactive discussions, theoretical training, lectures, hands-on practice, videos, guest speakers, field trips, and additional resources to enhance ongoing learning/professional development.
Through participation in this course the student will learn about:
This course assumes that the participant has some understanding of pregnancy, and how Massage Therapy can be utilized during that process. It is important for the participant to understand that this is not a course about pregnancy, but rather the birthing process.
Summary of Topics Covered
* Onsite hospital visit: at each course location, every attempt is made to provide a tour of a local labour & delivery unit.
Trimesters' Labour Support Provider/Doula course is recognized by the College of Massage Therapists (C.M.T.O.) for 10 Continuing Education Credits.
Next course dates:
November 20-22, 2015, Toronto
Space in this popular course is limited. Register now to avoid disappointment.