Peace of Mind is Knowing about Pregnancy Massage Contraindications
Do you have a history of difficult pregnancy or miscarriage ? Are you experiencing any of the complications listed below ? If so, you should get medical clearance before having pregnancy massage.
- swelling or pitted edema in hands, feet or face
- high blood pressure or hypertension
- epigastric pain similar to heart-burn
- visual disturbances
- unrelenting headaches
- leaking amniotic fluid
- bladder infection
- uterine bleeding
- blood clot or phlebitis
- abdominal cramping
- problems with placenta
- pre-term labour
- preeclampsia (toxemia)
- twins or more
*We do not accept bookings for women who are less than twelve weeks pregnant.
When Making your Booking
Please tell us how many weeks pregnant you are and any other information you would like us to know. An intake form will need to be filled out prior to your massage.
For free advice over the phone regarding pregnancy, birth and babies, seven days a week call Health Direct on: 1800 882 436. For more resources on pregnancy, child birth and babies you can go to the Australian Government’s Health Direct website.