Shiatsu and massage for maternity care and beyond
Welcome to Well Mother.
Shiatsu and massage to support pregnancy and beyond
We have found that shiatsu and massage offer effective tools to support the well being of mothers and their families through their experience of pregnancy and birth and want to see them taking their place as a core part of 21st Century maternity care. Through our work with families, we have also realised how important it is to understand the impact of this period on the whole family for the rest of their lives. Although the information on this site is mostly focused on shiatsu and massage for the maternity period, most practitioners also work with men as well as women at all stages of their lives. We can also tailor courses for you which are not only maternity related. Information on the Well Mother approach.
Find a maternity shiatsu and massage practitioner
We have a register of maternity massage and shiatsu therapists and birth professionals who have successfully completed our maternity courses, so that families can find suitably qualified practitioners to work with them. These practitioners are in the UK and abroad. Most will work with both men and women at other times of their lives, but their understanding of the impact of the maternity period brings another dimension to their work.
Attend a maternity massage or shiatsu course
We run maternity courses for health professionals (massage, shiatsu, midwives, doulas and birth educators and other maternity health professionals in the UK and abroad (in various languages). We can also tailor courses which are not so specifically maternity orientated, such as courses on the Extraordinary vessels
Find a book on pregnancy shiatsu and massage
Continuing to update our approach to maternity shiatsu and massage
While we believe that healing touch has a relevance which is timeless, we live in a changing world and need to constantly review new developments in approaches to health. We are always open to developing our work. We believe in integrated health care; traditional and modern blending to offer the best of both worlds!
If you would like more information in your language and to find out more information about practitioners and courses in your country, please click on flag at the top of the page.