Carpal Tunnel Syndrome In Pregnancy

February 6th, 2019

If you’re feeling pins and needles, numbness or pain in the hands, and it’s contributing to one of the many reasons pregnancy keeps you up at night – don’t despair!  This uncomfortable part of pregnancy will be taken care of, all thanks to the variety…

What’s The Best Age to Start Baby Massage Classes?

March 13th, 2017

The evidence-based First Touch Infant Massage Program is intended for babies between 0-12 months. Having said that, there are a couple considerations in choosing the best time to sign up for baby massage classes. Generally speaking, it is much easier to get started with baby…

6 Benefits of Pregnancy Massage

December 11th, 2016

Pregnancy Massage is a specialised area of massage therapy.  As a general guide the frequency of pregnancy massage aligns with your antenatal appointment schedule.  It does depend on your health history and what you injuries you may have sustained pre-pregnancy (more about this HERE).  Regular treatment…

An Unexpected Benefit of Infant Massage

November 27th, 2016

When we think about the benefits of infant massage we generally focus on those relating to baby’s health and development.  But rarely do we think about the benefits for parents. My attention was drawn to the beautiful hum of conversation, laced with sporadic bouts of…

Swelling In Pregnancy

November 13th, 2016

A certain amount of swelling or puffiness in the hands and feet is considered normal, and commonly appears in the latter stages of pregnancy.  It can cause great discomfort and make it difficult to walk, or use your hands to their usual capacity.  Not to…

Pregnancy Massage Matters: It’s all in the timing

August 9th, 2014

How often should you schedule your pregnancy massage appointments in order to take good care of yourself and your baby? I am frequently asked by my pregnancy massage mums-to-be, how often they should visit the massage table. The general guide for pregnancy massage frequency, as…