Reflexology is a gentle and relaxing, natural and holistic therapy based on the idea that reflexes of feet and hands reflect the whole body. Reflexology is a wonderful relaxing therapy and you may even feel you are being pampered, when in fact your natural healing abilities are being activated.
Pregnancy is an important time in the life of a ‘couple’. Pregnancy is not a disease, but some women experience periods of discomfort and fatigue during this time. Having a baby can be a physically stressful time for some women – it doesn’t have to be. When the mothers body is functioning properly it is one of life’s greatest joys.
During pregnancy the mother is providing from herself to the embryo and later new born enormous amounts of nutrients.
Reflexology has something to offer the new ‘mother-to-be’. Such as relief from back strain, constipation, dizziness, fluid retention, general fatigue, headache, hypertension, insomnia, leg cramps, nausea, sore breasts, stomach cramps and swollen ankles.
Studies have shown that women who have regular reflexology treatments during pregnancy have far shorter labours than those who don’t, as the treatments also assist the process of ‘growing a child’ experience.
Postnatally, reflexology can be of help to assist the flow for breastfeeding, and particularly for those that may be experiencing post-natal depression, fatigue, stress and anxiety as a new mother grows into her new role of mother.
I have a diploma in reflexology, and am registered professionally with the Reflexology Association of Australia (RAoA). RAoA has a training standard to meet to be listed as a professional member, with this I can offer a provider number of many health funds to receive a rebate against the cost of a one hour treatment. For a treatment I charge $60, with or without a rebate this is an affordable cost for support during pregnancy.
If you have any questions, would like a chat or to make an appointment for a treatment please contact me with the comment form on my web site www.livingmovementnaturaltherapy.com.au or telephone me,
Karen Foster 07 3851 2559
Offering reflexology in Arana Hills area of Brisbane, Ausralia.