Pelvic Balance for Birth

Helping you prepare and support your body and pelvic floor for birth and postpartum, safely and naturally.

Qualified, Experienced Myotherapists

Our team of qualified and experienced Myotherapists treat pregnant mothers regularly with great success.

Birth Preparation Education

We have a wide range of resources available for pregnancy mothers seeking support for a healthy birth, baby and recovery.

Natural Birth Resources

We promote a safe natural birth and postpartum recovery. Our team are experienced in treating all stages of pregnancy and postpartum.

A healthy (mostly) pain free pregnancy = increased likelihood of a better birth. A better birth = a healthier baby. A heathy baby = A happy stronger new mum. A happy Mum = a happier, healthier baby.

It all starts now. With you! Preparation = Success! As the old saying goes…”If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. This is where research and learning come in so handy. It’s where a Birth Preference / Wish Manifesto or Vision if you will, becomes what many people call and refer to as a “Birth Plan”.

Many people scoff at the idea of a birth plan…however, many more understand how helpful it can be, come the big day.

Most of all though, it’s Pregnancy (mostly) above all else that prepares a mother for birthing her baby in a healthy way to provide the best start to life possible.

This is where we come in! Supporting a mother during one of the most (physically) challenging growth and hormonal journeys is something we love. Why, because it’s where our work can make such a huge difference between pain and balance.

Regular Pregnancy Massage and Myotherapy is something we know makes a difference to mothers as they journey through rapid changes of body balance as the uterus grows and changes the pelvic demands just to begin with.

Myotherapy & Birth Recovery

  • Speed up Birth Recovery

    Encourage organs back and increase circulation

  • Carry your baby without pain

    Adjust to frequent lifting, bending and feeding

  • Eliminate excess fluid faster post birth

    Clear fluid stagnation after pregnancy

“I’m 23 weeks pregnant and was suffering from awful pelvic girdle pain. I went to see David Toshack who changed my whole pregnancy experience, and made me enjoy it instead of seeing it in a constant light of pain and anxiety. I see him weekly and could not recommend this place more! It’s so nice experiencing this journey with kind staff who genuinely care about your experience.”

Mattia HunterCarlton

Pregnancy Massage can either be performed side lying or with a Belly Pillow where a mother will have a rare opportunity (if ever during mid to late pregnancy) to lay on her stomach. Giving the shoulders a rest from lying on the side is one of the best aspects of using a belly pillow, as a mother cannot sleep on her back during pregnancy.

The far too common lower back pain symptoms of pregnancy are surprisingly preventable with the right support including regular Massage and body treatments as well as (the right) exercise. We promote corrective exercises to keep a mother physically balanced in pregnancy so as to prevent pain.

  • In our book Moving Beyond Pain, we share simple Self Care tools a mother can use in order to have a healthy pregnancy and better birth in the last chapter, all about Pregnancy Birth and Beyond.
  • We also share 9 Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy, Birth and Recovery.
  • If you are expecting, be sure to book in for an appointment now. You can book at one of our three clinics online now.

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