Postnatal


Rebozo Massage Treatment

The rebozo massage is a unique, three part treatment which will dissolve tension, ease joint stiffness and take you to a deep place of healing within yourself.  It has the effect of - Calming everything down Confirming your boundaries Allowing you to go deep within Grounding Giving you safety and containment Head and shoulders Lying on your back, your shoulders and head are gently massaged with a unique ‘emptying’ massage to start your journey into a state of soft relaxation. Following this, your head is contained in the strong fabric and rolled from ...

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How to Massage Your Belly

Self-help abdominal massage is a free tool that will help you to support your well-being in a wonderfully gentle way. You can learn how to massage your belly from these easy to understand instructions. If you want to watch the video to see how to do it, then click here to find the page.

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What is Rebozo Massage?

Relaxation is at the top of my list, and it’s something that all of us need more of! But have you ever noticed that to let go, you need to feel safe? This can mean being with a safe person understanding what will happen trust but also ‘held’ This is where a rebozo brings it’s magic; used to ease aching backs, relax joints and help pregnant women, it holds you so completely that you can let go. It feels a little bit like being a baby securely wrapped and held; blissful. The Rebozo itself is a strong, hand-woven Mexican shawl used to carry babies, ...

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What is Shiatsu? This week’s A-Z of Massage

This week's article shows you the amazing benefits of Shiatsu,. This ancient Japanese healing art can help a wide variety of ill health, check out the article below to find out what is Shiatsu at WellDoing.

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Rebozo Massage for Fertility, Pregnancy and After the Birth

This month I have been learning new Rebozo massage for fertility, pregnancy and after the birth with  Clare Blake.  These hand-woven Mexican shawls can be used for a variety of uses in a massage session. For fertility, pregnancy and after the birth we can shimmy, rock and roll out tension from all parts of the body, as well as wrap and contain in safety. We can Ease out aching backs Help baby into a good position for birth Create more room for baby to move Release and soften the pelvis and SI joints Shimmy the womb into a good position for good menstrual ...

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A-Z of Massage – A is for Aromatherapy

In the second part of my A-Z of Massage you can find out if aromatherapy is any more than a nice smell. Read the full article on Welldoing.org here or download your copy by clicking the button.

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Is there life after birth?

I am delighted to be guest blogging over at Nurturing Mums this week, you can find my ideas for postnatal survival on their site here. There may be life after birth Jim, but not as we know it.

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Recovery After Birth

A great guest blog this week from Elise of YOU Massage Therapy in Southampton on recovery after birth.     There’s quite a bit of information around about massage during pregnancy – after all, while your body is morphing and changing, relief and comfort are vital to keep you sane.  But what about after your baby’s born?  What about the changes no one talks about – the morphing and shaping of your body into something you’ve never seen before and might not have expected?  Can massage be any use then? The short answer is yes. Definitely! ...

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What is Pregnancy Massage Like?

It can be a bit daunting coming to a pregnancy massage session for the first time, so I made this little film to show you what my therapy room is like and what to expect when you come for a massage. Hopefully it will answer the question 'What is pregnancy massage like?' If you like the little video, please share it using the handy social media buttons below.

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Mums Me Time

Nourish Mothers nourish, that's what we do! Nutritious food, hugs and support, encouragement, kindness, good boundaries.... On a good day some of us may achieve one of these more than once. Is it always part of mothering to suppress our own needs, for the good of the children and our families?   Choose Mothers choose to make these adjustments for positive, creative reasons; in order to sustain the growth and health of our children, so that they can feel secure and nourished in themselves as they grow. And while they are wholeheartedly chosen, and ...

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