Prenatal and postnatal massages in Singapore
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Being a mum is no easy feat and we understand the physical and emotional labour it takes to bear and raise a child. For all husbands out there who wish to dote on their superhero wives, here are 12 spas with treatments specially catered towards pregnant women or new mums, that will help massage all that morning sickness and bloating away.
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1. Nouri Face & Body Concepts
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Mothers would understand how hormones fluctuate even more during pregnancy, which results in changes to your skin’s complexion and hydration levels. To restore that youthful glow, Nouri Face & Body Concepts offers up pre-natal facial treatments in addition to body massages.
Those looking to pamper their skin can check out their Prenatal Anti-Acne Facial ($79), which combats breakouts and discolouration to restore a smooth complexion. Their Prenatal Hydrafresh Facial ($79) helps to clear dead skin cells and minimise pores.
In terms of massages, their most popular treatment is the Prenatal Anti Water Retention Program, an exfoliating treatment that dispels water retention. The treatment is especially helpful in relieving joint discomfort, fatigue and improves blood circulation, which leads to a healthier amniotic sac for your baby.
Mums who wish to have a massage done in the comfort of their own homes can also request for a therapist to be sent down to your place.
Price: From $79/hour
Address: 114 Lavender Street, CT Hub 2, #02-63, Singapore 338729
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 11AM-8.30PM | Sat: 11AM-8PM | Sun: 11AM-4PM
Telephone: 6294 8106
2. La Source Spa
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Being a mother isn’t easy, but La Source Spa’s treatments help to alleviate the stress that comes with rearing a newborn child. Their La Prenatal treatment relieves muscle tension and pain, reduces the swelling of hands and feet, and minimises future water retention.
The spa also offers other add-ons for postnatal mothers, such as a full body exfoliating treatment which smoothes skin and minimises pores, and a Himalayan Salt Bath, which replenishes skin minerals and improves blood circulation.
In addition to spa and massage services, you can also check out their beauty treatments which include brow embroidery, hairstyling and waxing.
Price: From $138/hour
Address: 15 Scotts Road, #01-03/04 Thong Teck Building
Opening hours: Daily, 11AM-8PM
Telephone: 6732 1318
3. Babies Bellies
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Mothers struggling to combat insomnia and bloating will find this slow and warm full-body massage extra therapeutic. Providing massages for those in their second trimester onwards, Babies Bellies’ treatments help to relieve stress on your ankles, pelvis, neck and lower back. Overall, this treatment will help alleviate both physical and emotional fatigue, leading to a smoother delivery.
If you don’t wish to travel all the way down to their outlet at Novena, request for a therapist to come to you instead.
Price: From $68/hour
4. The Oriental Maternity Chamber, Huang Ah Ma
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Mothers looking for area-specific massages can head to The Oriental Maternity Spa, which provides numerous treatments depending on which area you feel most discomfort in. Their Pre-natal Leg Drainage, Pre-natal Back Relief and Pre-natal Eye Relaxer treatments are 30 minutes each, perfect for busy mothers to squeeze into their schedules.
For those looking to indulge further, check out their Pre-Natal Pearl Polish, a full body spa that uses Japanese pearl particles to exfoliate skin before you’re wrapped in a full body pearl powder mask that’ll leave your skin looking luminous.
First-timers get a 30% discount off the original massage price.
Price: From $104/hour (before discount)
Address: 50 Mosque Street, Singapore 059528
Opening hours: Daily, 11AM-11PM
Telephone: 6536 1661
5. Elements Wellness
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At Elements Wellness, you get the choice of a pressure point massage or a Swedish one. Depending on how far along you are in your pregnancy journey, different techniques will be employed.
Overall, the massage will help to relieve backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and bloating. To make you feel even more comfortable, the temperature of their beds can be adjusted to suit your body needs too.
The place also offers up the ever popular Koyamaki Onsen Bath, which has anti-ageing and detoxing effects. The wood to build this bath is highly prized and can also be found in some of Japan’s imperial tubs.
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Prices: From $104.86/hour
Address: ION Orchard Mall, 2 Orchard Turn, #B1-30 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 11AM-9PM | Sat-Sun: 10.30AM-8PM
Telephone: 6738 3788
6. Beauty Mums & Babies
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Stretch marks, skin discolouration, ligament pains and feeling nauseous are just some of the many banes of being an expecting mother. But with the massages that Beauty Mums And Babes offers, you can expect the journey of motherhood to be a more comfortable one.
Their pre-natal treatment aims to alleviate overall mind and body wellness through slow and rhythmic massage movements, which reduces the production of cortisol - a stress hormone - and increases the vitality of the baby. The therapy is also good for relieving back, ligament pains and leg cramps.
Mums who’ve just given birth can also opt for the parlours Postnatal Manual Lymphatic Massage, a customised full-body detox, that hastens the recovery process and restores the uterus back to its healthy state.
Price: From $159/hour
Address: Paragon Shopping Centre, 290 Orchard Road #14 -11/12 Paragon, Tower 1 Lobby F, Singapore 238859
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-8PM
Telephone: 6235 0688
7. AFOND Spa
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AFOND Spa offers up massage and spa services for numerous occasions, including pre and postnatal massages, spas for couples and even hen’s parties.
Some of the benefits you can expect from this treatment include relieving mothers-to-be of joint, neck and back pains, and swelling of hands and feet.
Postnatal effects of the massage therapies offered here include skin firming, toning of muscles, and relieving overall body aches from caring for the newborn.
Price: From $168 for 90 minutes
Address: 263 South Bridge Rd, Singapore 058812
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6836 0676
Knead’s services are all GST-free, and if you drop by on weekdays before 1PM, you’ll even get to enjoy an early bird price. Good deals aside, their pre and postnatal massages focus on helping relax muscles and reduce water retention. A full body massage lasts for at least 60 minutes.
Apart from pre and postnatal massages, the parlour also offers up facial treatments to sports physiotherapy. The place also has a couples’ room for you and boo to have a treat together.
Price: From $88/hour
Address: 36 Lor Mambong, Singapore 277693
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10PM ( Last appointment at 9PM)
Telephone: 6467 0323
9. Mummy’s Massage
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Mothers-to-be and new mums can head to Mummy’s Massage, a massage parlour founded by a mother herself who specialises in creating equally therapeutic massages pre and post childbirth.
Whether you’re looking to relieve symptoms like bloating and morning sickness or simply looking for a treatment to hasten the recovery period, Mummy’s Massage is here for you. We’d recommend checking out their Jamu Massage, a Malay-Indonesian massage practice that uses serums made from natural elements like plant roots, leaves, bark and fruits.
All therapists in this parlour are certified with at least 8 years of working experience, so you’ll be in good hands.
Price: 3 sessions for $288
Address: 80 Changi Road, Centropod, #02- 63, Singapore 419715
Opening hours: Tues-Thurs, Sat-Sun: 9AM-6PM | Closed on Mondays and Fridays
Telephone: 3165 0995
10. Lush Spa
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Mothers in their 2nd trimester can look forward to experiencing a calming massage by Lush Spa. The therapists here use long strokes to soothe your skin along with an anti-stretch mark balm to prevent future stretch marks and relieve muscle tension.
Lush Spa’s therapies are classified into different categories that are specific to each individual’s needs. Apart from single and couple spas, they have Spartys (spa parties) with tapas and cheese - perfect for hen’s night.
Price: From $140/hour
Address: 80 Mount Pleasant Road, Singapore Polo Club, Singapore 298334
Opening hours: Daily, 8AM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6254 9091
11. Babies Laughter
Expecting mothers who don’t wish to travel to a spa can make the spa travel to you instead. Babies Laughter only carries out spa services from the comfort of your own home. Every one of the therapies contain vitamin E and A, which help in keeping skin supple and protecting mothers against free radicals.
In addition to prenatal services, the spa also has a Parent Infant Massage Class to educate new mums on how to help their little ones feel more relaxed outside the womb. Mothers who prefer leaving it to the experts can opt for the Xiao Er Tui Na treatment, a 20-minute TCM based massage specially designed for babies.
Price: From $158/hour
Opening hours: Daily, 9AM-7PM
12. Auriga Spa
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Mothers looking for the royal treatment can check out Auriga Spa at Sentosa’s Capella Hotel. This spa is the first in Singapore to be awarded 5 stars by Forbes Travel Guide and has 9 treatment rooms, each featuring a private outdoor garden. You’ll also be able to enjoy facilities such as their herbal steam room, ice fountain and vitality pool.
There are numerous packages for pre and postnatal care but the one we’d recommend is the Happy Mum-To-Be treatment, which consists of a massage, organic rose facial and nourishing hair and scalp treatment. To round it all up, you’ll be served with afternoon tea, post-massage.
Price: From $223.63/hour
Address: 1 The Knolls Capella Singapore Sentosa Gateway, 098297
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6591 5023
Massages for expecting and new mothers in Singapore
Raising a child is an incredible sacrifice on every mother’s part and for all that hard work and heart-work, you deserve to be pampered even more. With these 12 spas in Singapore that have prenatal and postnatal massages for you, you can be assured that your pregnancy and recovery period thereafter is going to be a smoother one.
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