Jennifer has had articles published in Practical Parenting and other magazines; presented to corporate staff on health, detoxification, naturopathic philosophy and conditions; features in a DVD for new mothers called 'Yummy Beginnings'; and was the contracted massage therapist for patients at North Shore Private Hospital and massaged at The Mater Private Hospital, for 11 years.
Jennifer was invited to speak at the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital's Obstetric Education Day on Pregnancy Massage, Induction Massage, Labour Massage, Post-Natal Massage and Natural Therapies.
Naturopathic modalities used are Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Iridology, Homeopathy, Massage and Bach Flowers. Jennifer has a Health Science degree and years of clinical experience.
With a special interest in treating PREGNANCY related conditions like urinary tract infections, constipation, thrush (candida), gestational diabetes, indigestion, fatigue, fluid retention, blood pressure, anxiety and depression; POST-NATAL WOMEN for mastitis, reduced milk production, anxiety, depression; and CHILDREN for a wide variety of health issues like Urinary Pyrroles or HPL, MTHFR, molluscum contagiosum, altered immunity, abdominal pain and digestive issues, anxiety....
Jennifer specialises in Pregnancy and Post-natal massage. Pregnant clients enjoy the very comfortable and safe Belly Bag (a big bean bag with a hole that supports the tummy, this allows a pregnant woman to lay face down and fully relax). Laying sideways is not necessary. See photos above. Safe essential oils are included in the massage oils, unless a plain massage oil is preferred. Jennifer has given thousands of remedial, relaxation, pregnancy and post-natal massages.
Induction of labour and position turning of a breach, posterior or transverse baby is attempted in a specialised 1.5 hours massage. Appropriate reflex points are used to effectively and safely induce or turn a baby. Induction at or after 38 weeks gestation.
Where attention is given to each client and extra time is allowed for getting on and off the massage table without being rushed out the door.
Not using your health fund for extras?
30 minute massages are welcomed. Health fund claims are available through HICAPS, where the out of pocket expense is the gap.
Baby Massage classes are held regularly. Best for newborns to 1 year old. Notes are provided so you can practice at home. Class lasts for about 1 hour. Enquiries welcome. Vouchers available.
Jennifer completed her Remedial Massage Diploma in 1997, Diploma of Nutrition and graduated from Nature Care College with an Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy in June 2000, and her Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine) with Charles Sturt University in 2004.
Senior First Aid Certificate (current)
ATMS accredited - Member 8869 since 1998
HICAPS is available to claim your Health Fund rebate on the spot. With HICAPS you no longer need to make a separate trip to your private health fund branch to lodge your claim or send your claim via the post. The claim is finalised on the spot immediately after your consultation. All you need is your health fund membership card. Then you simply pay the difference between the treatment fee and the amount claimed from your health fund.