Want to learn how to prepare pregnant clients for birth in just one weekend?

Get Your Pregnant Clients Out of Pain And Prepared For A Smoother Birth

LIVE In-Person course

Holistic Treatment of the Pregnant Body

Get hands-on education in this live 2.5 day course with one of the best student to teacher ratios in pelvic health education. Improve birth outcomes through a holistic approach to treating the pregnant body. Learn the skills to confidently and successfully work with your pregnant clientele with on site support and training.

Whether you are new to pelvic health or a seasoned physical therapist, this course will transform the way you assess and treat pregnant clients – so you can help them overcome pain and discomfort and prepare them for a smoother birth.

Bodyworkers with a License to Touch

Recommended For

27.25 Hours
(with PT CEUs)

Course Length

Excellent Course for ALL Skill Levels

Course Level

YES, this is required!

Required for Certification

What Practitioners Say About Our Courses

Is This Course For You?

YES, if you want greater confidence working with pregnant clients

YES, if you want to know what to look for and how to treat to support smoother births

YES, if you want to learn the physical manipulations to get clients out of pain and restore function

YES, if you want in-person support with one of the lowest student to teacher ratios in pelvic health education

YES, if you want to help pregnant clients prepare for birth based on the specific needs of their bodies

YES, if you want to learn birth positions that will result in better birth outcomes

YES, if you want to successfully work with pregnant clients

Ready to improve birth outcomes?

How Does The Live Course Work?

You will meet as a small group of no more than 20 students for this 2.5 day in-person training and get individual support from Lynn Schulte on the techniques

This course has 27.25 hours of PT CEU credits (7.25 hours online + 20 hours in-person) approved in the state of Colorado and those states that have reciprocity

You have lifetime access to the online portion of the course which includes lectures and labs with multi-angle videos creating a valuable video reference library

There are short quizzes at the end of the online course units to ensure learning of key treatment points

You will see each technique performed live and have the option to practice and experience each technique with instructor support and feedback

As part of this course, you will also get immediate access to the online Holistic Treatment of the Pregnant Body course, a prerequisite for the live course

There are downloadable lecture slides and a course workbook which includes photos and an overview of each technique for easy reference

If you took the online course and want to attend live you can email us to upgrade and just pay the difference between the courses.

Course Unit Sneak Peak: Baby’s Head Position Lab

After completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand which predisposing factors can influence pregnancy and delivery and what can be done about them.
  • Differentiate between signs and symptoms of low back pain versus pelvic girdle pain.
  • Be able to identify the signs and symptoms of pubic symphysis dysfunction and know how to protect the pelvis during labor.
  • Be able to palpate the pelvis and have an idea of the alignment of the pelvis and how different positions during labor can benefit the mom based on her alignment.
  • Understand Pelvic mechanics in labor and delivery and how to influence them with different positions during birth.
  • Understand the different pre-existing back conditions and what labor positions are best for those conditions.
  • Learn to palpate and assess fascia, muscle, bone and joint mobility in the abdomen and pelvis.
  • Learn how to balance the pelvic bones to relieve back and pelvic pain in pregnancy.
  • Understand the motions of the pelvis during birth and the common birth pattern the pelvis goes into for birth.

Day 1: 3 Hours CEU

  • 5:00 – 5:30 Introduction and Grounding Circle
  • 5:30 – 6:00 Questions from Lectures
  • 6:00 – 6:45 Lab: Developing a Healing Touch
  • 6:45 – 7:15 Lab: Ilium PSIS, Sacrum, Coccyx, Ischium Palpation, Sacrotuberous Ligament, Coccyx Distance to Pubic Bone
  • 7:15 – 8:00 Lab: Spring tests – Sacral Rotation, ILA

Day 2: 8.5 Hours CEU

  • 8:00 – 8:30 Grounding Meditation and Check-in
  • 8:30 – 10:00 Lab: Prone ILA, Sacrotuberous Ligament, Ischium, Coccyx Mobility
  • 10:00 – 10:15 BREAK
  • 10:15 – 10:45 Lab: Supine Palpations, Symphysis Pubis, ASIS, Sacrum/Coccyx; Hooklying PSIS/Ischium
  • 10:45 – 12:00 Lab: Supine ILA, Sacrotuberous Ligament, Ischium, Sacrum
  • 12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH
  • 1:00 – 1:30 Lab: ASIS Palpation and Ilial Corrections
  • 1:30 – 2:45 Lab: Seated Ischiums, Sacrum; Kneeling Position Ischiums; Sidelying Ilium
  • 2:45 – 3:00 BREAK
  • 3:00 – 4:30 Releasing Lower Abdominals and Releasing Uterosacral, Round, and Broad Ligament
  • 4:30 – 6:00 LIVE PT DEMO

Day 3: 8.5 Hours

  • 8:00 – 8:30 Grounding – Centering
  • 8:30 – 9:30 Lab: Inversion with Fascial Release  
  • 9:30 – 10:15 Lab: Pelvic Diaphragm Release Technique  
  • 10:15 – 10:30 BREAK
  • 10:30 – 11:30 Lab: Palpating Energy and Birthing Pelvis
  • 11:30 – 12:30 Lab: Rib Thrusting/Psoas Release Diagnosis and Treatment
  • 12:30 – 1:30 LUNCH
  • 1:30 – 2:30 Lab: External Palpation of Pelvic Floor Muscles 
  • 2:30 – 4:00 Lab: Internal Pelvic Floor Exam
  • 4:00 – 4:15 BREAK
  • 4:15 – 5:30 Review Labs with Pregnant Models  
  • 5:30-6:00 Putting It All Together

CEU’s:  20 Hours Live + 7.25 Hours Online = 27.25 CEU Hours in Colorado and states with reciprocity

Improve birth outcomes today!

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