Pre Natal Massage

Discover the benefits of massage during pregnancy with a relaxing and therapeutic pregnancy massage. Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life which creates significant physiological, structural and psychological changes. Having compleated a Certificate in Pregnancy Massage and working as a Nurse, Kim understands these changes and will plan your treatment for your individual needs.

Pregnancy Massage - Macleod Melbourne Victoria Acupuncture Clinic

Kim utilises a gentle but theraputic application of massage for pregnant women, the appropriate techniques and style of application suitable for each trimester. You will discover how beneficial massage is before and after labour.

Advanced massage techniques may be used during your pregnancy-considering appropriate application for each trimester.

These can include:

  • Lumbar spine treatment
  • Piriformis release and treatment
  • Gluteal release and treatment
  • Thoracic release and treatment of auxiliary breathing muscles
  • Abdominal massage
  • Treatment for cramping and restless leg syndrome

Post Natal Massage

After nine months of carrying and creating new life you are presented with a new baby. This is the optimum time when the body requires support to adjust and unwind the nine months of pregnancy. Massage for the post natal period is a wonderful time to recharge the mind and body to motherhood. New mums need time to relax and reduce any pain or discomforts onset in pregnancy or labour; what better way to achieve this than with a nurturing massage?

The joy of adapting to new motherhood can also be exhausting, as the body is undergoing many changes. During this time the aim is to enhance your physical and emotional well-being through massage.  You are welcome to bring your new babies into the clinic to sleep peacefully while you have a massage. The focus is on creating a warm, safe and secure nurturing environment where you can rest, and recharge.