Frequently Asked Questions

Q – Can I get a prenatal massage in the first trimester?
A – Yes. Because we are specialists, at Hoboken Women’s Wellness you can.

Q – Up until what point in the pregnancy can I receive prenatal massage?
A – We work with women all the way to full term, 40 weeks and beyond.

Q – How does it work with the belly?
A – We use a special support system to position pregnant women. Pregnant bellies and breasts are situated comfortably face down, side-lying or reclined.

Q – Are there are some points the therapist shouldn’t touch because they can make you go into labor?
A – There are acupressure points that can support the onset of labor. The location of the points and technique for stimulating them is very specific and therefore impossible to do unintentionally.

Q – How soon after the birth can I get a massage?
A – As early as three days or as soon as you’re comfortable getting up and walking around.

Q – What is the cancellation policy?
A – 24 hours’ notice for schedule conflicts. Sudden illness, emergency or harsh weather cancellations may give just 4 hour notice. However, we do appreciate as much advanced notice as possible.

Q – In the event of a late cancellation, what is the fee?
A – Late cancellations are charged the full session fee for the scheduled service.

Q – What if I go into Labor? Will I be charged a cancellation fee?
A – If notice of labor is give prior to the appointment there is no cancellation fee. We do request to be notified as soon as possible.

Q – What if I’m late to my appointment?
A – We make every effort to accommodate late arrivals due to unforeseen circumstances. However, late arrivals may experience a shortened service where the full session fee is remains in effect.