Melbourne mums-to-be… Are you worn out from carrying your little bundle of joy? Sore feet? Aching lower back? Stressed out?
This is all part of the process of bringing a new life into this world and you should just grin and bear it… Right? Wrong!
Luckily for you, these days you don’t have to live with the aches and pains as there is some relief available.
Pregnancy massage has been proven to have many benefits for mother and baby during the pre-natal period including, but not limited to, physical relaxation, alleviating pain and stress relief.
While you are looking for relaxation in Melbourne, check out our top list of the best day spas in Melb’s CBD.
Pregnancy Massage In Melbourne – Our Top 8 Pregnancy Day Spas & Massage Services
Body Freedom Urban Day Spa Retreat | South Melbourne
Looking for a specialist? Body Freedom Urban Day Spa Retreat, is partly owned by a Midwife and only employ fully trained pregnancy massage therapists and their signature pregnancy massages are based on years of experience.
Performed on a futon and surrounded by pregnancy pillows this treatment will allow you to relax and enjoy an oil massage designed to soothe and fade stretch marks, without the strain on your lower back or tummy. Tailored to how you and your body are feeling that day.
Indulge for $130 for a one hour session. Pampering for your legs and feet is also available for $85.
Mumma Massage | Mobile Service
April Thewlis is a remedial therapist who believes pregnancy massage is essential but can also assist women during the labour recovery period and early months of parenthood. As it is not always practical to take a newborn out of the house, April created her mobile service, Mumma Massage.
Too busy? Too tired? Don’t have a babysitter? Mumma Massage will happily visit you at home. April will even attend your mother’s/play group so you can all benefit from a little pampering and help to share the costs.
45 mins – $75 or multi buy 2 x 30min sessions for $90. Refer a new client to get $10 off your next treatment.
Butterfly Beginnings | In and Around Melbourne
At Butterfly Beginnings, a qualified Doula can provide you with not only a professional pre-natal massage but they also offer doula and birth services for Melbourne families.
Their remedial pregnancy massage is aimed towards the long lasting relief of aches and pains, increased circulation, eliminating toxins, stabilising hormones, assisting in proper posture and reducing fatigue.
For a one to one and a half hour session you will pay $80 but you can get $20 off for spreading the word on social media.
Peninsula Hot Springs | Fingal
Originally established by two brothers around the site of natural hot mineral waters discovered in the area, Peninsula Hot Springs is devoted to indulgent treatments to nurture and relax its clients.
Love your natural products? Safe essential oils based on native products are incorporated in their wide range of massages. For your discretion, safety and comfort you will be placed on your side with pillows and bolsters.
Due to the large variety of massages available prices do vary but to give you an idea a rhythmic full body massage suitable for second and third trimesters will cost $120 for 45 minutes.
Miss Fox | CBD
A little old world glamour anyone? Miss fox evokes the decadence of the 1940s, and glamour of the 1950s in a boutique and well-hidden wonderland.
Their “Baby Fox” treatments include their personalised freestyle body massage performed with firming and nourishing Shiffa Pregnancy Body Oil.
With their combined 30 years experience, they feel the combination of touch and blended aromas can boost the immune system and rejuvenate your mind and body.
Freestyle pregnancy massages from $170 for one hour. Couples massage available from $325.
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, Flex Sports Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates, understands the continual changes a woman’s body experiences during pregnancy. Certified prenatal specialists are required to engage in additional training above the national standards.
Options for your comfort… Patients can choose to lie on their sides or stomach. Enhance your prenatal care with their massage which includes the usual benefits but also deals with any sciatic symptoms.
Depending on your coverage, you may be able to claim treatments through your private health care provider. Treatments start at $90 for 45 minutes.
Nurtured Birth | Windsor
Sarah, from Nurtured Birth believes that support during pregnancy enables a woman to step into motherhood with ease and confidence.
Side-lying massage… you will be comfortably supported using pillows and padding. Speciality massage for birth preparation is also available to help you maintain your energy, strategy and focus. Mobile services can be booked so you can enjoy in the sanctuary of your own home.
Prenatal massage – $85 for one hour and $120 for one hour booked through their mobile massage service.
Fertile Ground | East Melbourne
Do you want an all natural experience? At Fertile Ground, their services are built around assisting your journey to parenthood.
They feel it will offer you challenges and opportunities to be the best you can be – body, mind and spirit.
Trouble sleeping? Leg cramps? The staff can help to alleviate these symptoms through soothing massage techniques. You have the option to lie on your belly or back up to full term courtesy of their special massage bed.
A standard price of $115 applies or $150 for a home or hospital treatment.
Time to de-stress and relax a little. Not only will a pregnancy massage help you relax, it’s also proven to have many benefits for both you and your baby.
We are always looking out for more businesses to add to this list, so if you know of a great pregnancy massage spot in Melb, let us know in the comment section below.
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All information & pricing above was correct at time of publishing.
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