Complete the exam for continuing education credit after reading the associated PDF article. After purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions to take the exam. Upon successful completion, you can retrieve your certificate from the My Courses/Transcripts area of the Education Center.
The continuing education exam is delivered online and tests your knowledge after reading the article Mom and Baby Exercise, available as a downloadable PDF. Upon successful completion of this exam, you will be able to retrieve your certificate of completion from the My Courses/Transcripts area of the Education Center and submit it to your certifying organization. Instructions for retrieving this certificate, as well as information on taking the exam, will be e-mailed to you when your order is complete.
With the Mom and Baby Exercise Online CE Course, you can add a follow-up program for new mothers and their babies to your existing prenatal exercise course. Learn gentle and soothing infant massage techniques for the arms, legs, tummy, back, head, and face; eight infant exercises and movements; and eight mom and baby exercises that encourage interaction and bonding between parents and their newborns.
Outline general guidelines for infant massage and demonstrate infant massage techniques for the arms, legs, feet, tummy, back, head, and face.
Explain general guidelines for instructing an infant movement program and demonstrate eight infant movements to be performed by parent and baby and suggest interactive activities for parents and baby.
Outline general guidelines for mom and baby exercise and instruct the mother in eight exercises to be performed by mom and baby.
A continuing education course for fitness instructors, fitness program directors, and other health and fitness professionals.
Carrie Myers Smith, BS, has a degree in exercise science and health education; is an ACSM-certified personal trainer, licensed corporate Wellcoach, cofounder and president of Women in Wellness; and the fitness editor for FitBody magazine. Her work has appeared in many publications, including Shape, Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Cooking Light, Health, Muscle & Fitness Hers, and Energy for Women, for which she was a contributing editor and "Body Shoppe" columnist. In addition, she writes frequently for health and fitness trade journals, including both ACE and IDEA publications. Her first book, Squeezing Your Size 14 Self into a Size 6 World: A Real Woman's Guide to Food, Fitness, and Self-Acceptance (Champion Press, 2004), has won acclaim from real women and experts alike and received one of Independent Publishers’ highest ratings.