All posts tagged: pregnancy massage

Massage & Reflexology

Julia is an experienced holistic therapist at Sanctuary House in North Shields – she treats women from across the North East. She is a specialist in infertility issues, as well as pregnancy and postnatal care. Quite frankly, she has magic hands and she just makes you feel safe and relaxed. For more information you can head to the Sanctuary House website and you can call on 0191 257 7774 to make an appointment.  

Pregnancy aches & pains

Pregnancy is so different for every woman – I have had three pregnancies and I had worked with hundreds of pregnant women and I have seen women blossom and I have seen women struggle. Our bodies grow, adapt and change throughout pregnancy so it is inevitable that there will be tiredness and a few aches. Pregnancy may not be a time of illness for many of us but it is a time of listening to our bodies, of taking it easy when it demands us to rest and when it hurts. Your back and your hips can ache as your body changes shape, your legs can become restless, your may develop carpal tunnel in your wrists and hands, your pubic bone can ache and hurt and you may experience headaches. This can start in your second trimester or you could be close to the end of your pregnancy – you still need to listen to your body. Rest is good and use as many pillows as it takes to be comfortable – under your bump, …

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For Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy can be a time for celebration and excitement – as well as a time of change, anxiety and questions. It can be a time for information, support and reassurance; when you want to know what you are experiencing is normal and when you want to look after yourself. It is also a time when your thoughts will inevitably turn to birth and preparing as well as you can for contractions, induction, caesareans, life with your new baby and knowing more about your options. The Birth, Baby & Family Practice and its Business Network provides a range of support and services for expectant parents… Antenatal Classes & Birth Preparation Birth debrief and/or pregnancy anxiety – Sometimes being pregnant can create stress and anxiety – it could be because your previous birth was tough or it could be because you are worried about your pregnancy and what birth will be like. You can book some time with me for a consultation to talk through your concerns. Antenatal Course – a 5-week course to prepare you well for the birth of your baby …