Pre and Post Natal Massage

2nd and Third Trimester. Therapies are not provided during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Please discuss any medical issues which may affect recieving a massage before you book the appointment to ensure you recieve the correct booking for your needs. Ask your GP or Midwife’s agreement that massage is advisable for you.

Relaxing and rebalancing massage with choice of Aromatherapy to sooth and destress.

Can be combined with Reflexology for Pregnancy.

Seated, or table with supports & on side. Dressed without oils, or unrobed covered with towels, with oils.

 

Massage can be used to relieve tension during pregnancy, including techniques to ease back strain, help fluid retention, whilst helping to balance the emotions during this important time. Massage during pregnancy can also help to prepare expectant mothers for labour and make the postnatal period less stressful. 

 

Contra-indications to Massage during Pregnancy

There are certain instances in which it is not advisable to receive a massage during pregnancy. These include:

  • during the first trimester of pregnancy

  • if there is a decrease in fetal movement over a twenty four hour period

  • if suffering from a fever

  • a severe headache

  • if you have an infection

  • if experiencing morning sickness, vomiting or nausea

  • vaginal bleeding or heavy vaginal discharge

  • faintness

  • undiagnosed pain in the abdomen , or anywhere else in the body

  • excessive swelling to the extremities

  • immediately after eating (it is best to wait one and half to two hours)

  • in the case of a high risk pregnancy

    NB. It is important for clients to seek advice from their GP/ Primary health care professional before receiving massage if they suffer from a medical condition, or have any complications with their pregnancy. 

Prices and payment online: Please see Price List Page

Please note you can use these links to purchase gift vouchers too; just add recipient details in the payment form. See details on the Gift Voucher page.

 

 


  • Please see About Therapies page for more information, cancellation policy, and outcalls.

Bookings and Payment:

  • Online Credit/Debit card Payments: Ideally call/email, or txt or call, or contact via Facebook or Twitter, to arrange suitable appointment time before making your payment, or when completing payment form, add in your preferred booking time and date. You can refer to the Calendar page to see availability.
  • You can make online PayM or PayPal payments at Portsmouth Massage when you arrive for your appointment, or, prepay from home before your appointment.
  •        pingit portsmouth massage  PayM portsmouth massage

    Now accepting debit card payments via PayM 'Pay a contact'and Barclays Pingit via online or mobile banking. Enter the Portsmouth Massage phone number 07789540646 as the contact in your 'make a payment to contact' form, the amount & booking info in reference. (No Fee for purchases). You must be registered for PayM with your bank.

  • For repeat customers a Bank Direct Deposit can be arranged, for which there is no fee if you don't use PayM.
  • For cash payments, please call/email Portsmouth Massage, or contact via Facebook or Twitter to arrange a suitable appointment time, you can then pay in cash on arrival for appointment.
  • Cheque Payments to clear before appointment
  • For credit card payments please use the payment buttons to pay via PayPal.
    • For credit and debit card payments via PayPal there will be a small payment fee added.
    • You don't need a PayPal account to pay by debit or credit card, just fill in your details (and remember to select the country your card is registered in)
    • Please fill in the form with details of the the massage recipient, booking request information and contact details. If the payment is for a Gift, please include both your details and recipients details, plus any message you would like to include I will then email you a PDF Gift Voucher for redemption.
  • There is no expiration for Gift Vouchers. Please note that the voucher is for a set price, and therapies maybe subject to changes in pricing over time. See the Gift Voucher Page.
  • Please see the Offers page for discount rate payments.