WHAT IS MATERNITY REFLEXOLOGY?
Maternity Reflexology is a specialist form of reflexology that is given by a fully qualified maternity reflexologist. It is used to support parents from conception through to postpartum. The treatments have so many benefits and is a wonderful way to keep your body functioning at the best it can possibly be whilst it makes the both the internal and external changes required for such an amazing experience.
Reflexology with a qualified maternity reflexologist throughout your journey is guaranteed to give you the best care, support and knowledge that you can only wish for. A maternity reflexologist will not give medical or obstetric advice and will always refer back to the appropriate clinical practitioner at all times. The aim of reflexology is to bring harmony and balance to the body which is exactly what you will get whatever stage of your journey you are at.
The decision to have a baby is generally not one that has been taken lightly and is full of uncertainty. As a result, stress and anxiety grows and the pressure builds. These conditions work against conception for both the male and female. Hormone levels are directly affected by stress and for conception to occur both the sperm and ova need to be healthy. Having a tailored treatment plan will help relax and balance hormones as well as reduce stress and anxiety. The most important developments in the womb take place in the early weeks of pregnancy so being in optimum condition to paramount. Reflexology also helps rid the body of toxins and give an energy boost to those parts of the body that need it.
Throughout pregnancy the body will go through significant changes. It can affect the body on a hormonal, emotional, physical and psychological level. The woman's body is designed to withstand pregnancy however some may suffer some minor ailments throughout the 9 months. Reflexology therapy has been known to help ease these ailments .
PREPARING FOR THE BIRTH
Regular reflexology therapy throughout pregnancy can prepare the body for the upcoming birth. It may help with relaxation and stress reduction. Reflexology is a safe, natural therapy that can be implemented throughout your whole journey.
Reflexology therapy following pregnancy can help to restore natural balance of the mind, body and soul. The affects tof the birth leave the body exhausted and hormonal. Reflexology may help to promote self care and relaxation easing stress and anxiety. This in turn reduces stress and anxiety in the baby creating a calm environment.
TINY TOES CARE
Reflexology is completely safe and natural therapy to use on babies. It can ease symptoms of colic, tummy discomfort, constipation, wind and promote sleep and comfort as well as so much more. Tiny Toes Reflexology and Baby Massage is also available at Heart & Sole Reflexology Clinic.
Preconception and Maternity Reflexology Consultation - 1hr 30min, £45
A consultation session is required before any maternity treatments or packages.
Preconception and Maternity Reflexology (subsequent sessions) - 60mins, £40
Preconception and Maternity Reflexology (Package of 6 sessions) - 60mins, £225
Preconception and Maternity Reflexology (Package of 12 sessions) - 60mins, £435
Postnatal Reflexology (Package of 4 sessions) - £150.00
The postnatal package comprises of 4 sessions taken within 8 weeks of birth with the 1st session lasting 90 minutes and the remainder will be 60minutes each session. A personalized baby plan can be devised and taught to parents.