Several studies from various countries shows that during pregnancy acupuncture is extremely effective in treating nausea and sickness and can help improve energy levels, maintain normal blood pressure, and treat backache, sciatica and pain disorders sometimes experienced. It is useful in preparing the body both physically and mentally for labour and can turn a breach presentation. Many women turn to acupuncture to induce contractions and start labour in order to avoid medical induction. It is helpful throughout the labour to improve the strength and frequency of contractions, mitigate some pain and calm the mind of the woman in labour.
Fertility: Many couples are discovering that there are many factors that can contribute to difficulty in conceiving. Traditional Chinese Medicine tackles fertility like anything else, by restoring your body to its natural balanced state. Acupuncture can treat both men and women who are trying to conceive with or without IVF. Recent studies have shown that patients who do acupuncture concurrently with their IVF treatments are more likely to conceive than those who do IVF alone.
60 min - £65
Chiropractic in Pregnancy
Postural changes of pregnancy can have discerning effects on many areas of a woman’s body. As the baby grows, the uterus expands and the pelvis shifts to help keep the centre of gravity stable. The pubic bone and tailbone move backward and this increases the arch in the woman’s lower back. To compensate for these postural alterations, specific muscle groups must work harder to support the body in the upright position and have the strength to accommodate the growth of the baby. Over time, these muscles shorten and become very tight. These additional stresses can lead to discomfort and difficulty with performing routine daily activities. Nurturing a strong, healthy spine and pelvis will allow the baby to grow efficiently without any discomfort to the mum to be and as such more and more women are discovering the many benefits associated with chiropractic care in pregnancy. Chiropractic care in pregnancy is a safe and gentle way to promote comfort and minimise back pain during the pregnancy and to support the natural birthing process. Chiropractic adjustments are very specific and assist in relieving these stresses in the spine, thereby restoring balance to the spine and pelvis area. Some of the benefits of chiropractic care in pregnancy is to promote proper posture while sitting, sleeping, driving or walking; relieve pain in pelvis, hips, back, ribs, neck and joints; prevent or eliminate sciatica and improve proper pre-birthing position.
Initial Appt (45 min) - £65
Subsequent Appt (30 min) - £45
Pregnancy Hydrotherm Massage
Mums-to-be can finally experience the perfect full body massage. Our unique way of working; using supportive and nurturing cushions of warm water, allows you to receive an absolutely world class massage without the need to turn over. The warm cushions relieve pressure from all your joints, whilst allowing the therapist to slide their hands under, over and around your body in an uninterrupted motion. Through water displacement, the Hydrotherm system permits the therapist to work with your body weight as a source of pressure enabling a deeper more holistic massage. It is a gentle yet powerful massage.
This unique approach to massage encourages a feeling of immense calm and wellbeing, whilst at the same time; the body is fully supported. The massage can be enjoyed from 16 weeks to full term and is also very beneficial in the first few months after birth, as it may be difficult lying on your front.
75 min - £80
Pregnancy is a time of enormous change, both physically and emotionally. Massage is a wonderful way to support the mind/body changes that occur throughout the pregnancy. It can help relieve the pains and tensions experienced in pregnancy, such as backache, aching legs, and swollen feet. It can also help treat common conditions such as sickness, constipation and insomnia. Safe from 16 weeks onwards.
60 min - £65
The Webster Technique is a gentle, clinically proven, method effective in establishing balance in the uterus, allowing optimal foetal positioning. A balanced pelvis with an optimally positioned baby is extremely beneficial for an easier labour and delivery. The aim of the Webster Technique is to make pregnancy as pain free as possible and to minimise distress to birth mother and baby during and immediately after the delivery.
Initial Appt (45 min) - £65
Subsequent Appt (30-45 min) - £55
The Mummy MOT is a specialist postnatal assessment recommended for all women
following delivery – whether 6 weeks or many years after.
A Mummy MOT includes:
- 1-hour assessment with a Specialist Postnatal Physiotherapist
- In depth check of pelvic floor strength and tummy gap
- Assessment of physical problems arising from pregnancy and birth
- A bespoke recovery programme devised especially for the patient, their lifestyle & fitness goals, incl. specific & safe post-natal
exercises to improve stability, posture and core strength
Initial Appt (60 min) - £90
Subsequent Appt (60 min) - £80
Subsequent Appt (30 min) - £40
Reflexology can be used to help conceive as well as helping out throughout the pregnancy. Reflexology is safe, pleasant, relaxing and it is not invasive. A Reflexology treatment will provide you with energy as a result of stimulating all the systems in your body and has been known to give a shorter, easier labour/delivery and recovery after the birth.
60 min - £60
Craniosacral Therapy is an ideal therapy during and after pregnancy and for new born babies.
In Pregnancy: Craniosacral Therapy can help to relieve minor ailments, settle nervious and hormonal systems, support your body's physical changes and provide a space for quiet reflextion and time to bond with the baby growing inside.
For babies: Babies tend to respond very well to this treatment and problems like colic, sucking problems, breathing difficulties and restlessness and irritability can be relieved. Craniosacral therapy can also offer support for improving sleep patterns and help with torticollis (wry neck).
Adults - 60 min - £60
Babies/Children - 60 min - £55
The word Reiki is Japanese, meaning Universal Life Energy. It is a totally safe and non-invasive system of natural healing and is very simple and very powerful. When used for healing, it works at the physical, the mental and the spiritual level, giving deep relaxation, relief from ailments and a gentle and profound sense of release and well-being. Reiki treatment during pregnancy has tremendous benefits for both mother and baby. It encourages deep relaxation, eases back pain, and can help relieve nausea and insomnia. It is also highly effective at calming any worries and anxieties.
60 min - £55
Mum to Be Pamper Packages
Top & Toe
Reflexology with a 30 min Head Massage
90 min - £90
Mum-To-Be Body & Mind
Pregnancy Massage with 30 min Reiki
90 min - £92
Mum-To-Be Face & Body
Pregnancy Massage with 30 min Manuka
90 min - £102
Pregnancy Hydrotherm with 30 min Manuka Honey Facial
95 min - £115