All of our clients who receive pregnancy treatments with us get a special pregnancy pack! This pack includes information on.
Local baby massage courses with our very own Diane,
Hypnobirthing with Jen at little feet hyonobirthing
Pregnancy and baby photography with Viv at Forevergreen photography
Neal's yard samples of Organic baby balm,
Mothers balm (for stretch marks)
Organic sleep tea
You will be given your pack after your treatment! We Hope you enjoy the products and find the information useful!
Reflexology is one of the most relaxing complimentary therapies, it is safe to have reflexology treatments from the second trimester of pregnancy onwards. It can help to balance the hormonal system as well as improving a sense of well-being, it can aid relaxation and help the body to adjust to the changes the body goes through during pregnancy.
Sometimes the physical side effects that occur during pregnancy can be difficult to deal with! These can be anything from nausea, backache, digestive problems, tension and sleeplessness. Regular reflexology sessions aim to ease these ailments, the sessions can be tailor made to help deal with any of these issues commonly associated with pregnancy. Available from the second trimester of pregnancy (13 weeks onwards)
Cost of treatment 60 minutes- £55 CLICK HERE to book 4 x 60 minute sessions with Diane £180 (save £40) CLICK HERE to book
Pregnancy massage can be hugely beneficial for mother and unborn baby. The changes the body goes through as the pregnancy develops can cause pressure on joints ligaments and organs which may cause pain or discomfort. Pregnancy massage is specifically designed to help mum to be with these changes. There is ample evidence which supports the benefits of regular pregnancy massage. Studies show it can help to decrease depression, anxiety, leg and back pain and massage also increases the production of feel good endorphins, these are released by the mother during massage and are passed onto baby. Studies also show that women who have received regular prenatal massage have greater a chance of reduced pain perception during labor and delivery, they tend to have shorter labours and fewer complications. There is much research to show the benefits of a regular pregnancy massage Click here to read one of these research papers.
The benefits of regular pregnancy massage include
Stimulation of the circulation
Release of muscular tension
Alleviates muscle spasm and cramping
Improves lymphatic drainage which eliminates toxins from the body
Helps to relax and balance mood swings and depression
Improve the quality of sleep
Helps to avoid varicose veins from developing
Helps to keep blood pressure balanced
How is the massage carried out?
The massage is a full body massage including back, abdomen (optional) arms, legs, feet and face. It is carried out whilst lying on the side supported by pillows so it is a comfortable and relaxing position which enables you to get the most from your treatment. Pregnancy massage can be carried out from week 13 of pregnancy onwards. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Louise. Click here to contact.
Cost of treatment 60 minutes £50 75 minutes £55 Treatment available to book with Louise or Diane How to book Click the blue schedule appointment button below to make your appointment, choose the treatment you would like and select the time, complete your details and wait for your confirmation email
So relaxing, just perfect! - I came home and slept for 3 hours straight in the middle of the afternoon ***** Rachel T. says: At 36 weeks pregnant this exactly what I needed, I've even booked for another one before the due date. Would definitely recommend the pregnancy massage, I came home and slept for 3 hours straight in the middle of the afternoon it definitely worked a treat!
Just what a pregnant lady needs! - I ended up with the best nights sleep in ages ***** Suzanne J. says: I had the pregnancy massage at 29 weeks pregnant and it was so relaxing, I ended up with the best night's sleep in ages. I'd highly recommend this treatment for anyone with a big baby bump who needs a bit of tlc! Thank you Louise.
I felt totally relaxed and pampered ***** Jennifer says: I enjoyed the most amazing pregnancy massage with Louisa. It was handled with delicacy and care as I was having some back pain and I left feeling totally relaxed and pampered. I can't wait to go back for another one before our little one decides to make an appearance!