Like many pregnant women you need time to relax, put your feet up and put all that stress behind you. Jade Pickering has come up with the best spa treatments across the country, completely safe and specifically designed for mums-to-be.
Location: 3 Brewery Wharf, Dock Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, (0845 634 1399) www.waterfallspa.co.uk
Treatment: Where It Hurts Massage
By telling them where it hurts, they gently massage away all the aches and pains.
The Berkley Health Club & Spa
Location: Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London, (02072 356000) www.the-berkeley.co.uk
Treatment: Mama Mio Maternity Massage
A full body massage using pre-natal techniques is used in order to increase circulation, reduce water tension and relieve any aches and pains.
The Celtic Manor Resort
Location: Coldra Woods, the Usk Valley, Newport, South Wales, (01633 413000) www.celtic-manor.com
Treatment: Forum Heavenly Feet
They aim at restoring the natural energy throughout the body by concentrating on the foot, shin and calf area. They help to relieve heavy legs and tension that tend to cause a lot of stress.
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa
Location: Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, (0845 400 0002) www.whittleburyhall.co.uk
Treatment: Elemis Nurturing Massage for Mother-to-Be
Length: 1 hour
They help to make the best out of your pregnancy by connecting mother and baby, concentrating on the heartbeat as one, not two. They also help to relieve tension in the back and reduce any swelling in the hands and feet.
Location: Spa House, Winchet Hall, Goudhurst, Kent (01580 212953) www.kalmoraspa.com
Treatment: Kalmora Mum-To-Be
Cost: From £110
Length: From 30min to 3hours
They include a hydroflotation, a mixture of three massages and a manicure and pedicure. They do recommend you do this monthly although a one off session is also an option.
COMO Shambhala Urban Escape
Location: Metropolitan Hotel, Old Park Lane, London, (02074 471000) www.comoshambhala.como.bz
Treatment: The COMO Shambhala Mum-to-Be Reviver
Length: You are first greeted with a Manuka tea then a one-hour COMO Shambhala Pre Natal Massage. You are also given a choice between the COMO Shambhala cuisine or the Afternoon De-Light. On departure they give you a free COMO Shambhala Gift Set, as a thank you for using their spa.
By Jade Pickering