Massage promotes relaxation, but can also relieve many uncomfortable conditions during pregnancy, such as back pain, swelling, and general tightness / soreness that is common in pregnancy.
Postnatal massage can help restore the muscles after birth and it allows the abdomen to return to pre-pregnancy status.
Family Birth Center massages are available to the public. Our resident massage therapists, Cheryl Bernardi, LMT (MA 66409) and Ali Gardella, LMT (MA 76999) are certified in prenatal massage.
To learn more about the benefits of prenatal massage, click here.
We recommend prenatal and postnatal yoga classes for expectant and new mothers.
or try NCH Wellness Center.
To learn more about the benefits of prenatal yoga, click here.
Birth Rehearsal Workshop is a private class for mom and partner. During this class, you will practice movement, breathing, and other coping tools to use during labor. You and your partner will be guided through a mock-delivery in a birth suite, to help familiarize you with your surroundings and give an expectation of your experience.
Call to schedule 239-594-0400
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If you are looking for chiropractic services to help relieve common pregnancy discomforts, we work with a select list of providers throughout Southwest Florida. Please call our office for an updated list of providers or to learn more about these services, or check out our links below.
LifeStrength Health Center 239-774-5433
Fit for Life Health Services 239-513-9800
Mother Goose Chiropractic 239-676-3663
Gindele Family Chiropractic 239-936-5545
Mama's Chiropractic 239-549-6262
A birth doula offers non-medical, one-on-one care during labor and birth. A doula provides nurturing care and support that traditional obstetrical care does not.
A birth doula supports you and your partner by providing the knowledge, comfort and education necessary for a fulfilling birth experience using techniques, such as:
Clinical studies show the benefits of working with a birth doula include:
50% reduction in cesarean rates
60% reduction in the rate of epidural use
40% reduction in the need for forceps
Higher breastfeeding rates
Higher levels of confidence in partners as coaches
Increased maternal sense of satisfaction in the birth
Overall sense of well-being following delivery
Easier transition into parenthood
This is why the Family Birth Center of Naples offers in-house doula services for all of our clients.
For more information about doulas, click here.
The placenta may have many useful applications after the birth.
For more information about placentophagy, click here.
Monica Dabney, Board Certified Acupuncturist and Homeopath.
Specializes in Women’s Health:
Pregnancy Issues—pain, nausea, anxiety, stress, insomnia
Labor—induction, pain relief
And Much More
Accepting Insurance for treatments, also Self-Pay sliding scale.