Prenatal Pampering in the Bay Area

As if you needed an excuse for a little indulgence. These nearby spots offer it.

Spa treatment

Designed just for moms-to-be, Earthbody’s prenatal massage promises to relieve tension and stress on achy joints and to stabilize hormone levels. And—did we mention?—it’s so relaxing (available in 60- or 90-minute sessions, 415-552-7200,

Stylish clothes

Mom’s the Word is packed with a great selection of on-trend, bump-friendly clothes at all price points and is staffed with pros whose mission is to make you look and feel good (415-441-8261,

Luxe beauty products

Head to Common Scents for whatever sweet-smelling lotion, soap, candle, oil or skincare product you’re currently craving. There’s a good chance this Noe Valley institution carries it. Even better: Concoct your own scent at its lotion bar (415-826-1019).

One-on-one attention

If you’re nervous about working out, or you just want a fitness regime customized to your needs, check out private yoga at The Pad Studios. An instructor will work with you to create a mind-body session to leave you more toned, more relaxed—or both (San Francisco, 415-929-1690; Marin County, 415-464-9789;

Plus, More from The Bump:

More Local Resources in the Bay Area

How to Make Sure Your Prenatal Massage Is Safe

Getting Glam for the Delivery Room

-- The Bump Editors

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