Augusta, GA ~ Nurturing Touch for Newborns

 17 May
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This highly focused one day workshop is especially designed for those serving the birthing and immediate postpartum population. It will introduce the student to some relatively new implications for the use of massage techniques in the support of the newly born and transitioning infant. The training is both unique and innovative and will greatly enhance your professional skill base. You will learn: • The history of infant massage • The role of touch in growth and development • The basic physiological needs of the newborn • Normal newborn reflexes/cues/behaviors • Ways to support the transitioning newborn • The physiology of appropriate massage strokes • Transitional massage techniques • Application of acquired skills into present practice Approved for 10 CAPPA contact hours. Nursing and Massage Therapy CEU are pending. Registration Fee: $175.00 To register and make payment, you may visit: Remember...You are NOT fully enrolled in this class until full payment has been made and you have received an email confirmation. About the instructor: Margi Deneau-Saxton, RN, CCCE, CLC, CPD/T (CAPPA) A perinatal nurse, Margi has over 40 years experience in maternal-infant care. In 1996, she studied infant massage and began incorporating it into her clinical nursing practice. She is also a lactation counselor, a childbirth educator, and a postpartum doula and in 2004, founded MotherNurture Pregnancy and Postpartum Professionals. A marriage spanning some 47 years has brought her what she deems her most fulfilling of life's experiences...mother to six and grandmother of 14. POSTS

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