Pregnancy and Postnatal Services

While pregnancy, birth and early motherhood are special moments in a woman’s life, it also has a significant physical impact on a woman’s body and her emotional wellbeing.

Our  team of dedicated allied health professionals can provide support to help you manage your wellbeing through this unique phase of life. 

Before pregnancy

Nutrition and Dietetics - Preconception and natural fertility support

Our dietitians provide tailored nutrition advice and support to optimise fertility.  We also provide specialist support to help clients with polycystic ovarian syndrome.


During pregnancy

Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Nutritional advice on healthy eating to support optimal nutrition and gestational weight gain
  • Dietetics services for women with gestational diabetes and type 2 diabetes
Occupational Therapy
  • Hand therapy for wrist and thumb pain related to pregnancy
  • Compression garment prescription for the managment of pregnancy related varicose veins
  • Stress management for balancing life roles, body image adjustment, sleep support and development of baby care skills
  • Relaxation/mindfulness for pregnancy and birth preparation and procedural anxiety

Physiotherapy services to alleviate and support:


After pregnancy

Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Support to help women achieve their nutritional requirements for breastfeeding
  • Dietetic advice relating to postnatal weight loss
Occupational Therapy
  • Hand therapy for wrist and thumb pain persisting after pregnancy
  • Compression garment prescription for management of varicose veins
  • Psychosocial support with:
    • parent-baby bonding
    • adjustment to parenthood role
    • activities of daily living including balancing  selfcare, return to work, and routines.

Physiotherapy services to treat and manage:

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For further details please contact Mater Health and Wellness or request a booking.

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Read more about our range of services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutritition and dietetics.

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