This online pre/postnatal specialist certification prepares fitness instructors with the knowledge needed to work with pregnant and postpartum clients, one-on-0ne, or in group settings!
30 years of education and certification!
As leaders in prenatal & postnatal fitness, we believe that all expectant people and new parents are entitled to a healthful and safe fitness experience. It is, therefore, a necessity that all fitness instructors training prenatal and postpartum people to have adequate knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and contraindications and the impact pregnancy has on bodily structures and functions.
Learn at your own pace with loads of support.
Our online certification is filled with information that is presented in a way that speaks to all learning styles – audio, video, slide shows and/or textbook. These resources live in an easy-to-use online classroom and the modules have been designed with a fitness/movement educator & specialist in mind. That means we have applied a health at every size (HAES), intersectional, trauma-informed lens when creating each module. Furthermore, this certification easily translates to any discipline (i.e. personal training, group fitness, water aerobics, yoga, dance, functional movement classes and more!).
Get more clients + help your community = more $
If you are working in the field and juggling your busy life already you can easily program your certification into your schedule! Watch, listen or read on your mobile device while you travel or between clients and, within a few weeks, you can be confidently and safely working with your pre- and postnatal clients. If you do not currently work with this population, you can expand your client base and dramatically increase your revenue. Now, who doesn’t love that?!
Class 1: History of Birth and Pre/Postnatal Fitness
Class 2: Body Liberation and the Pregnant/Postpartum Body
Class 3: All About Pregnancy & Birth
Class 4: Anatomical and Physiological Changes in the Pregnant Body and the Impact on Movement
Class 5: The Pregnant and Postpartum Body: Specific Muscular & Skeletal Structures (core/pelvis/stabilization)
Class 6: Other Movement Objectives for Labour and Birth
Class 7: Creating a Prenatal Fitness Class
Class 8: Anatomical and Physiological Changes in the Postpartum Body and the Impact on Movement
Class 9: Creating a Postnatal Fitness Class
Class 10: Class Adaptations for Specific Modalities – Working with Strollers & Carriers!
This Pre/Postnatal Fitness Instructor Certification is the most comprehensive and flexible program available in North America.
This course is beneficial to anyone working or interested in the movement or fitness field and is looking to expand their knowledge base and skills and obtain or add to their credentials. We welcome national and international participants.
The course and manual has been designed and written by birth workers, childbirth educators, kinesiologists, pre/postnatal fitness and yoga specialists and the founders of Baby & Me Fitness™. The combination of these specialities lay the foundation for anyone seeking a career in the pre/postnatal fitness field.
The Baby & Me Fitness™ brand continues to host some of to the most experienced and innovative pre/postnatal fitness instructors in North America which is why Baby & Me Fitness™ has continuously been at the forefront of pre/postnatal fitness since 1987.