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Pregnancy Massage - A Pick-Me-Up for Mums-To-Be

Experience gentle relief and serenity with our Pregnancy Massage , thoughtfully designed for expectant mothers. As your journey through pregnancy unfolds, it’s common to encounter discomforts in your back, hips, and legs.

Our massage is a safe, comforting remedy, especially crafted for those in their second trimester and beyond.

Relax while our skilled therapists gently alleviate any sense of heaviness, swelling, and discomfort.

Come enjoy this perfect pick-me-up for mums-to-be. Let us help you calm your mind, melt away specific aches, and embrace a state of peaceful relaxation. Our Pregnancy Massage service is more than a treatment; it’s a celebration of your body’s incredible journey.

Note: Pregnancy Massage is not performed during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

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During pregnancy, the body undergoes profound changes, some of which can take their toll on mums-to-be.

During the first months, massage therapy can help your body balance changing hormones which can cause morning sickness. In the middle and later months, massage can help relieve pressures which commonly set in due to the increasing weight of the baby, such as swollen feet and hands.

Other conditions massage can be useful in treating during pregnancy are:

  • Back Pain
  • Hip/Lower Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Pubic Symphysis and Sacroiliac Pain
  • Leg Cramps
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Pregnancy

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get massage while pregnant?

Absolutely, of course, you can! But not during your first trimester (the first 12 weeks). Pregnancy Massage at Adaptive massage will only be performed by a fully qualified Remedial Massage Therapist, so you can rest assured you and your baby will be in the best possible hands. We understand that pregnant bodies come in all shapes and sizes. As your pregnancy progresses, we will use pillows to always support you to feel entirely comfortable during your massage. Each pregnancy massage is tailored towards your needs and how you feel on the day.

Always advise when booking if you are pregnant so as to be booked with a Therapist specialising in Pregnancy Massage.

How long is a Pregnancy Massage sessions?

Each session is thoughtfully allocated 90 minutes. This duration is carefully chosen to ensure that you never feel rushed, allowing for a holistic and serene experience.

Here’s how your time will be structured:

  1. Initial Consultation: We begin with a brief consultation to discuss your current condition and tailor the massage to your specific needs.

  2. Preparation Time: Ample time is provided for you to comfortably undress and settle onto the massage table.

  3. Massage Duration: The core of your session, the massage itself, will be approximately 60 minutes of soothing and targeted therapy.

  4. Post-Massage Care: After your massage, there’s no need to hurry. Take your time to get dressed at your own pace.

  5. Hydration and Recovery: We encourage you to sit for a moment to hydrate with some water. This is an important step to ensure you’re not feeling dizzy or light-headed before you leave.

  6. Feedback and Discussion: Finally, there’s an opportunity to talk with your therapist about the session and receive any further advice or answers to your questions

Is pregnancy massage safe?

Massage therapy is generally considered safe if it is done properly by a trained professional and after the first trimester.

Always check with your doctor before you have a pregnancy massage. It may not be safe if you have:

  • nausea, vomiting, or morning sickness
  • previously had a miscarriage
  • a high risk pregnancy — for example, due to diabetes or high blood pressure
  • abdominal pain or bleeding
What should I wear?

To ensure our therapists can provide a full body massage, you will be asked to undress to your underwear. Your massage therapist will give you privacy to undress to your underwear, and you will be covered with a towel at all times except the area being worked on. At all times, you must wear underwear. 

Where will my massage take place?

Your massage will take place in a private, comfortable, quiet room. Easy listening music will be playing to help you relax, or you may choose to play your music; let the therapist know, and they will turn off the room speaker for you. Lighting can also be dimmed, so please ask if you prefer this.

What should I expect during my first massage therapy visit?

Upon arrival, you will be led to our lounge area, where you will be offered water. You will be asked to fill in our health history client intake form, which you will hand to the therapist when they call you through to your treatment room.

Your therapist will begin by asking you general questions to establish what areas you would like to work on, if any conditions need to be addressed, and to determine what type of massage or combination of modalities is appropriate for you. Your massage therapist may perform specific assessments and testing to evaluate your condition and range of motion and see if you have any particular complaints or areas of concern.

Health Fund Rebates Available

Health Fund rebates are available for Remedial Massage but may vary depending upon each provider and your particular level of cover.

To make payments easier we offer HICAPS automatic claims system which means we can instantly process your claim and you will receive your rebate on the spot within the practice, leaving you only the gap to pay.

Please bring your Health Fund card with you to your appointment to be able to process your claim.

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