Acupuncture – Acupuncture, a practice derived from Chinese medicine, is an alternative therapy where thin needles are inserted into the body at certain points. It can be used to promote wellbeing, to facilitate fertility, to treat menopause symptoms and more.
Antenatal classes – Antenatal classes are accessed during pregnancy, and help you prepare for your baby’s birth, through movement, education, and other birth related techniques. They support you in staying healthy in pregnancy, as well as building your knowledge and confidence.
Aromatherapy – Aromatherapy is a practice which uses plant materials, and plant oils, including essential oils, to promote wellbeing. Aromatherapy can treat the body and mind, relieving a huge number of symptoms which women might experience.
Breastfeeding Consultancy – Breastfeeding experts specialise in supporting you in your breastfeeding journey. They can offer emotional and physical support for basic and complex breastfeeding challenges.
Baby First Aid – Baby first aid helps you develop skills and confidence in helping your baby and child in an emergency. It help you gain skills in helping choking, bleeding, head injury, fever, asthma, burns and more.
CBT – Cognitive behavioural therapy is a therapeutic approach that can help you manage psychological problems by changing the way you think and behave. It’s most commonly used to treat anxiety and depression, but can be useful for other mental and physical health problems.
Chiropractor – Chiropractors focus on diagnosis of and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, through adjustment or manipulation of your spine. Chiropracty can support you through clinical techniques which aim to reduce back pain and improve flexibility.
Dietician – Dieticians use food science to assess, diagnose and treat nutritional problems. They can support you with practical advice about your diet and health, providing a nutrition plan based on your medical condition and individual needs.
Doula – Doulas can support you through pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. They can work alongside you, either offering emotional and physical support in labour, or providing a caring and calm presence in the home after the birth of the baby.
Exercise expert/ Personal Trainer – A personal trainer has a wealth of knowledge in exercise and general fitness, helping build fitness through exercise instruction. Through these practices can help motivate you to become fitter, and physically strong.
Fertility massage – Fertility massage involves an external abdominal/belly massage and back massage. It stimulates and supports circulation and blood flow within the abdominal area and pelvic bowl, supporting your body for optimal function of digestive and reproductive health and wellness.
Hypnobirthing – HypnoBirthing is a programme, which aims to support the you keep calm and relaxed during and after the birth of their baby. It is a unique antenatal education option, in that it considers the psychological and physical wellbeing of the mother, birth partner and baby, helping to release fear, develop self-belief, and equip mum with the tools and knowledge for a more positive birthing experience.
Hypnotherapy – Hypnotherapy is a form of alternative medicine, that makes use of hypnosis, which is an altered state of consciousness. It can support you to manage anxiety, phobias, certain habits and behaviours.
Independent Midwives – Midwives who choose to work outside of the NHS to offer specialist care to women and babies during pregnancy, birth, whether that be a hospital or home birth and the first weeks of motherhood. They can offer you specialist care, however you choose to birth.
Infant Sleep Consultancy – Infant sleep specialists support families, through a range of different regimes and techniques to support the baby’s sleep behaviours. They can support you through practical and emotional support, in helping your baby sleep.
Life coaching/ Health Coaching – Life/health coaches use evidence-based techniques and strategies to support behavioural and attitudinal change to keep you well. They can support and educate you to achieve health goals through lifestyle, nutrition and behavior adjustments.
Massage therapy – Massage therapy aims to promote healing and enhance a your health and wellbeing, through the manual manipulation of soft tissues and muscles in the body. There are many different variations, but all involve touch and manipulation techniques to move muscles and body tissue.
Mindfulness – Mindfulness has been proven to be helpful in supporting the wellbeing, recommended by NICE as an effective treatment for recurrent depression. It can give you a greater awareness, helping you to become more aware of emotional states and thoughts.
Nutritionists and nutritional therapy – Nutritional Therapy is an evidence-based approach to maximising your health and wellbeing through individually formulated nutrition and lifestyle changes. It is helpful for fertility, pregnancy and women’s health concerns, as well as with weaning and fussy eating in children
Osteopathy – Osteopathy is based on the principle that the wellbeing of an individual depends on their bones, muscles, ligaments and connective tissue functioning smoothly together. It can help you improve overall flexibility and posture, resulting in improved health and a reduction in pain.
Physiotherapy – Physiotherapy is a treatment that assesses the way your body moves. It examines joints, muscles, tendons and the interplay between these systems, to reduce pain, increase mobility and flexibility.
Pilates – Pilates aims to strengthen the body in an even way, with particular emphasis on your core strength to improve general fitness and wellbeing.
Reflexology – Reflexology aims to restore your balance and wellbeing, through non-intrusive, relaxing pressure and massage techniques to reflex points in the feet, hands or face. The health benefits of reflexology including enhanced energy, increased feeling of wellbeing, improved circulation and elimination of toxins.
Sling Consultancy – A sling consultant specialises in support for baby wearing, teaching you to carry baby in a safe and comfortable way. They can offer you individual or group support, teaching you how to use slings.
Talking therapies – Counselling and psychotherapy offer you the opportunity to gain insight into psychological difficulties or relationship difficulties. They support you to find more appropriate ways of coping in bringing about changes in thinking, behaviour and emotional wellbeing.
X marks the spot – The Luna Hive is the only destination you need throughout your health and wellbeing journey, whether that be through fertility, pregnancy, the postnatal period or menopause, or for your general women’s health.