The benefits of massage are many and varied; particularly during pregnancy and post-natally and can assist with back, pelvic girdle, groin pain, sciatica, SPD (symphasis pubis diastasis), abdominal separation, headaches associated with muscular tension, RLS (restless leg syndrome), leg cramps, carpal tunnel and oedema.
At no other time, will a woman experience such vast physical, emotional and hormonal changes; in such a short space of time.
Pregnancy massages are beneficial from 13-14 weeks of pregnancy (usually after your Nuchal Transluscency Scan) and our specially designed Belly Bag, supports your changing body right up until your baby is born.
Bellies & Bubs has a variety of treatments to support your pregnancy from pampering treatments, to something more remedial and signature 'balancing' treatments for malpositioned babies and birth preparation.
New Mums benefit from our nurturing and pampering treatments, designed to target tight upper back, shoulders and neck, jaw and scalp, arms and hands.
Womens' Health treatments are also provided at Bellies & Bubs... Sometimes an hour's escape is all that's required to reconnect the Body, Mind, Soul.
*Contraindications of Massage...
Massage is not recommended
in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
if pregnant with elevated blood pressure, associated with headaches and spotty or blurred vision, as well as oedema and protein on urinalysis (this can be an indication of pre-eclampsia); cholestatis (a liver imbalance), PUPP (pregnancy rash)
within 6 weeks post-surgery. This includes a C-Section.
a history of DVT
Bellies & Bubs Etiquette
At an initial appointment you will be required to complete a health and information form, please arrive 5 - 10 minutes earlier to allow time for parking and completing paperwork.
Please be aware that running late, may mean your treatment time will be reduced, to ensure other clients are not inconvenienced. The full fee may still be charged.
Cancellation Policy - Modifying or Cancelling an appointment...
We understand circumstances sometimes arise and appointments need to be altered, we do ask that you provide as much notice as you can, where possible and we will take special circumstances into consideration. However, please be aware of our cancellation/rescheduling procedure below:-
- If you need to modify(reschedule) or cancel an appointment, please go to www.bookitlive.net and login using the email and password created when you booked your initial appointment through the booking pages on this website.. If the appointment was made by Bellies & Bubs, please contact us on 0408 204 522 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please be aware messages and emails will only be checked during business hours, so cancellation fees may still apply if outside of the timeframe as set out below.)
- Please provide a minimum 12 hours when cancelling, or rescheduling appointments, otherwise a $25.00 cancellation fee may apply.
- Cancellations or rescheduling within 4 hours of an appointment will incur a fee 50% of the treatment booked.