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Pregnancy Massage Australia


Pregnancy massage is a perfect way to reduce stress and promote general well-being during pregnancy. The Copeland Massage Therapy Clinic team are highly skilled practitioners in pregnancy massage, guided by Catherine McInerney, Australia’s leading expert and educator in pregnancy massage, and founder of Pregnancy Massage Australia. Assistance and education is also offered to partners so that they may provide positive support during labour.

Pregnancy Massage Australia

In preparation for labour the mother and partner attend one-on-one guided massage techniques classes which will aid in providing comfort for the labouring mother, and ease pain. A focus on relaxation techniques and visualisations create a sense of close connection between mother, partner and baby. These personalised sessions create a safe environment to experiment with various massage techniques and provide the partner with the opportunity to play a more active, supporting role in the labour.


Massage can be used during birth to make it easier and more comfortable for the mother. We can assist with partner training for birth support, focussing on specialised techniques connecting mother, partner and baby.

Post-natal massage

  • Assists the mother in regaining her strength and will ease muscular tension.
  • Aids many muscular aches and pains present from the birth, facilitating a faster recovery.
  • Assists the recovery process for the mother and relieves muscular tension in neck shoulder muscles, often strained in the feeding position.
  • Has been shown to ease postpartum blues, a common feeling for many new mums.

Experience the benefits of pregnancy massage

Pregnancy massage relieves many discomforts experienced during pregnancy including:

  • Backaches/Lower back pain
  • Stiff neck and shoulders
  • Headaches
  • Leg cramps
  • Oedema
  • Sore swollen ankles and feet
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Areas of muscle tension
  • Depression or anxiety caused by hormonal changes
  • Assists in maintaining muscular tone

Clinic Hours

Monday to Friday – 9am to 8pm
Saturday – 9am to 5pm
Home & Hospital Visits – By appointment
Appointments (03) 9532 8144

Appointments: (03) 9532 8144
Website: www.pregnancymassageaustralia.com.au

HICAPS available: save time and claim your massage treatment on the spot. On booking your appointment please let us know how many weeks pregnant you are.

‘I am more creative and use items around the house to create noise and rhythm. I swing with my baby as opposed to just swing her’ - Margot and Arella (7 mths). 

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Pregnancy Massage Australia

About Catherine McInerney

Catherine McInerney

Catherine McInerney is the founder of Pregnancy Massage Australia (PMA), and Director of the Copeland College of Massage Therapy, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) offering nationally recognised training. Catherine is a Remedial Massage Therapist and an experienced lecturer in Relaxation, Advanced Sports, Remedial and Pregnancy Massage. Click here to read more about Catherine.

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