WSQ Provide Prenatal Massage Course

Is postnatal massage more popular than prenatal massage? Not really. More and more women in Singapore are pampering their bodies through prenatal massages during their pregnancy.

This will help them to enjoy pregnancy and stay happy throughout the pregnancy.

Many new mothers to-be are doing all they could to have a happy baby and prevent water retention, enhance mobility and relax all the tension.





All WSQ courses have been discontinued.


All WSQ courses have been discontinued.

Learning Level - Everyone

This WSQ Provide prenatal massage course is designed for everyone! Beginners are welcomed to join.

Goal of Prenatal Massage for Mothers in Singapore

To enable the candidate to perform a prenatal massage safely, we will consult and get permission from the client.

Before giving a prenatal massage safely, you will need to have a consultation with the client.

You will need to ask her about her pregnancy, her condition and get permission to help her to relax.

Prenatal massage is something that every pregnant woman needs! Protherapist Academy helps therapists in Singapore to learn what to avoid and what to do during the prenatal massage.

You will learn to use extra pillows to give mums more comfort and how to perform a safe massage. Ultimately, you will learn to help new mothers to-be to get a more pleasurable and soothing pregnancy experience.

About the WSQ Provide Prenatal Massage Course


  • Introduction to prenatal massage. You will learn what exactly prental massage is, why prenetal massage is important to mothers in Singapore and more.
  • Learn about the human anatomy related to reproductive system.
  • Correct prenatal massage techniques and sequences. Learn the technique for prenatal massage.
  • Learn to provide consultation and contraindications.
  • Learn the level of customer service that you need to provide for for home prenatal massage.


  • You will learn to provide aftercare advice for pregnant mothers to-be.
  • You will learn the procedure for preperation (before the massage), hygiene, and safety during the prenatal massage activities.

Frequently Asked Quesitons

WSQ Provide Prenatal Massage Course


Certification is Awarded by SSG: Statement of Attainment (SOA)  for the WSQ Provide Prenatal Massage course.

Course Fee: $1,580 (all inclusive).

Mode of Training Delivery: Face-to-face classes in a classroom based learning environment. Classes are only conducted in English.

Enrol Requirement: Primary (or below Secondary) qualification, or an equivalent to that.

Minimum Age: 17 years old.

Part Time Course: 2 times a week, over a period of 2.5months. Classes will be held from 7pm to 10pm in the evening.

Training Duration: A total of 50 hours, and 1.5 hours for assessment/.

Assessment: Theory (oral) and practical assessments. Students must pass both required assessments to obtain SOA (Statement of Assessment).

New Class: Tentative May 2016.


All WSQ courses have been discontinued.

Importance of Prenatal Massage in Singapore

In the past, many overlooked the changes of a woman’s body during pregnancy. A woman’s body goes through many changes from the start of pregnancy. In addition, there are joy, fear, anxieties, stress and huge hormonal changes. Today, woman deliver later. This  could result in back problems. New mothers starting to look after their body early is becoming common

From the second trimester, at around 12 weeks of pregnancy, women should start to prepare their body for various changes that they will go through. Prenatal massage can help to relax the tension, backache, weight gain, constipation and swelling. Most importantly, prental massage will help with the overwhelming fatigue that is common in pregnant women.

Prenatal care is a very popular home massage. It is equally important, if not more important for pregnant women to look after themselves from the start of the prental massage. It is important for women to care for their body. This will benefit mothers after the delivery when there are no stretch marks and weight gain. Prenatal massage will also help to prepare for a easier delivery. There are many many benefits for the expectant mother, from muscletoning to lymphatic system.

With the awareness of holistic scope of pregnancy health care, there has been increase in request for prenatal massage home massage visits. Your client will stay with you throughout the pregnancy and after the delivery too.

Prenatal massage is now the most popular massage skill to pick up! Be WSQ certified and become an expert in home massage! Specialise and build your reputation as a family massage therapist with Protherapist Academy.



Course Objectives & Outcomes


Learn To Explain The Benefits Of Prenatal Massage

In 2020, more and more people are becoming aware of the benefits of prenatal care and massage. Prenatal care is a holistic approach to pregnancy. Prenatal massage is a means to look after the new mother’s diet, nutrition, exercise, body posture and emotions.


Professional Standards During The Prenatal Massage

Yes, as a prental massage therapist, you have to treat your client right and give her regular prenatal massage treatments till the delivery.


Massage Techniques In Prenatal Care

Tapotement, effleurage and friction are commonly used massage techniques. These massage techniques are used in prental massage to calm the mother to-be.

Sympathising With Pregnant Mothers To-Be

Childbearing and birthing are important milestones in every Singaporean woman’s life. At the beginning of the pregnancy, pregnant women may feel overwhelmed with morning sickness symptoms.

She may also have edema at the end of the pregnancy period. There will be other hormonal attributed discomforts during the preganncy.

This includes fatigue, sore nipples, developing stretch marks (to name a few).


All WSQ courses have been discontinued.