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Mums and Bubs Osteopath Hamilton: Our Unique Appointment Type.

Updated: Mar 12


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Q: What does the mums and bubs booking entail?

A: The mums and bubs booking with our Hamilton osteopaths is designed to address the unique needs of both mothers and their babies over a period of time that gives mums the space to think and speak freely. Our experienced osteopaths will assess and treat any musculoskeletal issues, provide advice on postpartum care, and offer guidance on baby-related concerns. We can refer you to other specialists as needed - such as for clicky hips or concerning head shapes. We can also direct you to discuss certain issues with your mid wife or Plunket. This comprehensive approach aims to promote the well-being of both mum and baby.


Q: What is the duration of the mums and bubs booking option?

A: The mums and bubs booking option at TLC Osteopaths typically lasts for one hour. This allows our osteopaths to address specific concerns related to both the mother and the baby in a no rush setting. This also allows time for feeding and nappy changes should they occur during your appointment. You can divide the time between you and the baby as you like. Sometimes, baby may take nearly the entire appointment, other times it may be a 50/50 split.


Q: How much does the mums and bubs booking cost?

A: The price is $130.


Q: Who are the osteopaths that conduct the mums and bubs consultations?

A: Our Hamilton Osteopaths Tessa and Jess handle the mums and bubs consultations. Given that there is no high level formal qualification required for osteopaths to treat babies, we wish to assure you that Tessa and Jess are dedicated to providing high level care to ensure the best possible outcomes for both mother and baby. Both osteopaths spend their time reading the latest research and attending courses to make sure they are helping you in the best ways possible. You can read more about them in our 'Meet the team' section.


Q: Can the osteopath provide advice on postpartum exercises or stretches that I can do at home?

A: Absolutely, our osteopaths can provide personalized advice on postpartum exercises and stretches that you can safely perform at home. This guidance is aimed at supporting your overall well-being and recovery after childbirth.


Q: Can I book a mums and bubs appointment online?

A: Yes, you can conveniently book a mums and bubs appointment online through our website at. Our online booking system is designed to make the process easy and accessible for our clients. Otherwise you are well to call or text the number provided on our website or reach out via Facebook.


Q: What should I bring to the mums and bubs appointment?

A: It is advisable to bring any relevant medical records, such as the baby's health record and details of the mother's pregnancy and birth. Comfortable clothing for both mother and baby is recommended, as the osteopath may need to assess and treat specific areas. It is a good idea to bring a change of nappy for the baby too.


Q: How can I prepare my baby for the appointment, and what can I expect during the consultation?

A: We recommend dressing your baby in comfortable clothing, and it's helpful to bring any items that soothe or entertain your baby. During the consultation, you can expect to be asked lots of questions about your pre and post partum experience, birth and how your baby is behaving. These questions help guide our osteopaths in addressing your specific concerns.


Q: Is the mums and bubs booking option covered by health insurance?

A: Coverage for the mums and bubs booking option may vary depending on your health insurance provider and policy. We recommend checking with your insurance company to determine the extent of coverage for osteopathic services related to postpartum and baby care. If you are seeking ACC then it is best to reach out to us first as ACC for babies is possible but uncommon.


Q: Is there convenient parking available for mums and bubs at the TLC Osteopaths clinic in Hamilton, NZ?

A: Yes, we understand the importance of easy no stress accessibility for new mothers. The parking is on street, but our street is very quiet and there is only a very short walk to the clinic. Our Hamilton Osteopath clinic is located near "The Base" which is very accessible from most parts of Hamilton.


Q: Can I bring my stroller into the clinic during the mums and bubs appointment?

A: Absolutely, we welcome strollers in our clinic. We understand the practicality of bringing a stroller, especially for new moms with infants. Our facilities have wide doors, hall ways, and bathrooms. However, a large Mountain Buggy or a double stroller may struggle to get about.


Q: Are breastfeeding facilities available at the TLC Osteopaths clinic?

A: Yes. You are welcome to breast feed as needed. Most days of the week their is a spare treatment room you can access if you require your own space for feeding or nappy changes. Otherwise you can use the treatment room of your consultation.


Q: Can I bring someone with me to the mums and bubs appointment?

A: Absolutely, you are welcome to bring a support person with you to the appointment, whether it's a partner, family member, or friend. Often, a support person will take the baby for a walk while mum has her share of the appointment.


Q: How often should I schedule mums and bubs appointments, and what is the recommended frequency for optimal results?

A: The recommended frequency of mums and bubs appointments may vary based on individual needs and conditions. Our osteopaths will provide guidance during the initial consultation on the appropriate schedule for ongoing care and support. Generally, 1 to 3 bookings can be expected but this depends on the specific problems that need to be addressed.

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