Prenatal class | City Osteopathy and Physiotherapy

Pregnancy & Childbirth Preparation​

Personalised and tailored for you.

Prepare for your pregnancy and childbirth journey in a private setting with our women’s health physiotherapist.

No Birth Is Quite Like The Next!

No matter the number of kids you’ve had before, no pregnancy and birth are quite like the next. For first time moms, learn how to build a strong foundation to support a smooth pregnancy through tailored exercises. Understand more about the various types of delivery, and how best to prepare and recover from them.

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What's Covered In the Antenatal Sessions?

We offer 1-1 private sessions with a women’s health physiotherapist prepares you for the pregnancy journey ahead and includes education, assessment of your condition, and tailored exercises for you.

All sessions include education, corrective exercises, and hands-on therapy (if required).

During Your Second Trimester

Session 1: Preparing your body for physical changes during pregnancy

  • Understanding the impact of physical changes on your body during pregnancy
  • Understanding diastasis recti (separation of abdominal muscles) and how to prevent muscle imbalance
  • Assessment of abdominal wall with real-time ultrasound
  • Tailored exercises to strengthen the abdomen

Session 2: Understanding and engaging your pelvic floor

  • Understanding the role of your pelvic floor during pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum
  • Addressing any pain during intercourse, frequent urination, urinary leakage, or constipation
  • Strengthening your pelvic floor with tailored exercises

Session 3: Strengthening your core to support your back and baby

  • Understanding the role and relationship of core muscles and back pain
  • Strengthening exercises, stretches, and relaxing techniques to reduce pain during pregnancy
  • Tailored stretches to prevent pain in the neck, wrist, and back.

During Your Third Trimester

Session 1: Understanding the labor process and pushing technique

  • Learn to cope with labor discomfort with movement + role of support person
  • Learn to pushing effectively
  • Practice pushing and breathing techniques
  • Tailored exercises to support good pushing techniques

Session 2: Understanding how to recover well from a natural or C-section delivery

  • Understanding the impact that a natural and c-section has on your body
  • Understanding how to promote good recovery from either type of delivery
  • What is perineal massage?
  • Tailored exercises that promote recovery in the first 4-6 weeks after delivery
  • Perineal massage (only applicable from week 34)

Session 3: Post-natal ergonomics during breastfeeding and caring for baby

  • Understanding the best ergonomics when caring for your baby and breastfeeding
  • Understanding common aches that set in during the first 4-6 weeks post-delivery
  • Tailored exercises and stretches that help counter common aches and pains
  • Perineal massage (only applicable from week 34)

Conducted By Our Lead Women's Health Physiotherapist

Wan Hui is a qualified Women’s Health Therapist with more than 10 years of experience in the industry. 

Prior to joining City Osteopathy and Physiotherapy, Wan Hui was a Senior Physiotherapist at SGH. Her approach is tailored to each woman’s needs, with exercises to prepare for labor and techniques to make the birth process easier, like perineal massage or breastfeeding/lactation techniques.

Wan Hui Yip - Lead Women's Health Physiotherapist at City Osteopathy and Physiotherapy

WHY CHOOSE US

A one-stop solution for your convenience

Have the best experts in osteopathy, physiotherapy, and massage therapy services work together to tailor a unique treatment plan for you.

Everything you need to get better, under one roof.

12
Years in Practice
3
Clinics
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Expert Practitioners
> 5000
Patients Helped

PEOPLE WE'VE HELPED​

HOW MUCH IS A SESSION

Initial Consultation

$ 225
  • Consultation & Treatment

Does insurance cover the session?

City Osteopathy and Physiotherapy offers direct billing service for several insurance providers:

To enjoy cashless transaction please bring with you:

  • Membership card
  • Doctor’s referral letter (if needed per your insurance policy) 
  • LOG – letter of guarantee (if applicable)

Don’t worry if your insurance is not listed here. After each session we will email you an itemized bill so you can submit it for reimbursement.

We do not charge for completing medical insurance forms, but an administration fee is charged if an official letter or report is required to be produced for the insurance company or other entity.

  • Filling out insurance forms: Free
  • Writing a letter to insurance companies: $140
  • Full medical report for insurance companies or other entity: From $250

OUR LOCATIONS

CBD

(Robinson Road)

Address: 80 Robinson Road, #17-03 S(068898)

Contact us: 6222 2451  |  9669 5605

Opening hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 8 am to 8 pm
Saturdays: 8 am to 1 pm

Novena

(Novena Specialist Center)

Address: 8 Sinaran Drive, Novena Specialist Center, #06-15 S(307470)

Contact us6339 9936  |   9296 1325

Opening hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 8 am to 7 pm
Saturdays: 8 am to 1 pm

Bukit Timah

(Guthrie House)

Address: 1 Fifth Avenue, Guthrie House, #03-02 S(268802)

Contact us: 6314 4440  |  8182 2210

Opening hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 8 am to 7 pm
Saturdays: 8 am to 1 pm

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Wan Hui Yip | Physiotherapist at City Osteopathy and Physiotherapy

Wan Hui Yip
(Clinical Lead)

Senior Physiotherapist