Most salons roll out their special services for mom during the month of May, then roll them right back up again. But at Spa Gregorie’s in upscale Newport Beach, Calif., expectant mothers are treated to much-needed pampering year-round.

“We developed an entire suite of services after we noticed a baby boom among our clients,” says owner Angela Courtwright. “We learned all we could about the physiology of pregnancy and our entire body staff got certified in pre-natal services.” Treatment options include a pre-natal facial, maternity massage, non-heated body wrap, and signature mother-to-be pedicure. The pedicure is performed to the sound of soothing lullabies and includes a cooling marine masque and leg gel, a circulation-enhancing massage, and a dusting of powder to help keep feet dry. “We keep the water temperature lower and we’re careful to avoid reflexology and acupressure points associated with the uterus,” adds Courtwright.

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