Pregnancy Reflexology. Pre-Conception To Birth (Inc Labour)
Pregnancy reflexology is specifically tailored to treat women at any stage from pre-conception to birth including labour, and even their babies. In the case of conception issues I combine reflexology with a conversation to treat both physical and emotional issues, this combination also proves invaluable for any fears or worries around your pregnancy or labour. […]
Massage & Stretches for Back Pain
[Updated 02/28/2021] How can I help with your back pain? Many people face horrendous pain either acute (swift onset) or chronic (long term) and often one leads to another following the initial episode. As we know this can lead to a serious intrusion on your ‘normal life and activities, or worse still leave you considering […]
The benefits of prenatal massage
There are numerous benefits of prenatal massage. Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall well-being. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and oedema (puffy ankles). In addition, […]
Reflexology – more than a foot massage!
Reflexology is amazing, so much more than a foot massage! Reflexology can reduce your anxiety; aid your sleep, relieves foot pain or tension or the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, improve your sports performance. I am an ITEC qualified and CTHA insured reflexologist (since 2004). What is reflexology? Reflexology is a relaxing, non-invasive, complementary therapy which uses massage and shiatsu and acupressure to […]
How Does Stress Affect Fertility?
How Does Stress Affect Fertility? Are you are trying for a baby without success? Would like to avoid fertility specialists and fertility drugs if possible? Do you believe that stress is either worsening or causing the situation? If stress takes a toll on your body, then it can cause you to ovulate later than usual in your menstrual cycle, or not at […]
Find Your Comfortable Sleeping Postition During Pregnancy
Comfortable Sleeping Position During Pregnancy As your bump grows it can sometimes be difficult finding a comfortable sleeping position during pregnancy. There is nothing worse than not getting enough sleep…… especially when you’re pregnant! I’m certain everyone feels more tired when expecting, whether you’re a first-timer or a busy mum trying to juggle day to day […]
Massage During Labour
During labour massage is a very powerful tool, it really helps you relax both mentally, physically and spiritually. In early labour you may like to try the following: Ask your partner to use one of their hands to stroke down the side of your spine, from your shoulder to your bottom. The other hand strokes […]
How Does Pregnancy Massage Help?
Are you considering a pregnancy massage in Truro but not sure if it would help you or quite ‘who’ to go to? For some ladies pregnancy is a joyous ‘blooming’ occasion, for others it is excruciatingly painful or a total misery and a massage is more than welcome. But why is it that many therapists […]
Problems Conceiving: Dealing With Your Stress.
Yes! stress can stop you conceiving. On the face of it having a child is something you expect to ‘do’ easily, especially if are fit and healthy… After several months of ‘ trying’ the shock of the situation sets in. Women unable to have children have a stereotypical image of being desperate and sad and […]
Pregnancy & Labour Meditation Tips
Pregnancy & Labour is a great time to meditate! The great news is that learning how to meditate is not as difficult as you may have heard! Better still, once you get the hang of it, it gets even easier! Deep relaxation (meditation) requires little ‘equipment’ but the most important thing to remember is to […]