Balinese Massage

Pregnancy is always a fuss when it comes to Spa treatments. Many Spas refuse to perform treatments particularly on the first trimester, not even to use the Spa’s facilities. This may sound frustrating for expectant mums, however, many top end Spas are now offering treatments for mum-to-be after their first trimester, especially massage to ease Read More …

Pregnancy and Beyond Using Crystals

Healing with crystals during pregnancy, whilst potentially very beneficial, should be approached with care as the use of the wrong crystal energy could be problematic for the mother-to-be.   Also, another soul is coming through, who may be uncomfortable with the crystalline energies (unless the unborn child prompted the mother to have the healing!). The safest Read More …

Pilates for Pregnancy

The main benefit of Pilates is that it targets the exact muscles and functions that can be a problem during pregnancy and after birth, in a completely safe way (Babycenter, 2013) Many doctors and midwives recommend local pilates classes to their pregnant patients. We are told maintaining fitness throughout pregnancy is better for our bodies Read More …

Pregnancy Massage

Recent investigations have shown that massage during pregnancy can be an instrumental ingredient in women’s prenatal care and I would recommend that you give it serious consideration as part of your prenatal care programme. Massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labour Read More …

Mindfulness-Based Childbirth

Why mindfulness for expectant families? Pregnancy, childhood and early parenting years can be a particularly stressful time for both parents and the unborn or newly-born child. It is known that extreme stress in pregnancy affects both the mother and the unborn child; and is a factor in pre-term labor, low birthweight and other adverse conditions. Read More …