It is such a beautiful time in your life to be pregnant and getting regular massages can enhance the beautiful experience.
Pregnancy Massage is only treated by our prenatal qualified massage practitioners who are well trained in the best positioning for the pregnant mother. To massage the areas that support the pregnancy and avoid areas that could be a contraindication.
Pregnancy can take its toll on your physical, mental and emotional body. It is important for the expecting parent to relax and help reduce swelling while pregnant. It is beneficial to help increase circulation and to help improve digestion. Prenatal massage is a lighter massage due to the tenderness of ligaments as well as the therapeutic benefits of this softer pressure. Prenatal massage is designed to reduce swelling of the extremities, ease muscles and relax both mumma and bub
Pregnancy Massage Benefits include:
- Alleviating back + leg pain
- Reducing labor pain during childbirth
- Reducing anxiety + stress
- Easing insomnia
- Providing an overall sense of well being
- Increasing oxygenation of muscles and tissues
- Hormone regulation (which is linked with lower stress levels)
- Pain relief
Special care is taken to position the woman’s body using bolstering (or propping) to accommodate the physical changes that occur during pregnancy (such as the growing belly).
*Please note; There are also circumstances in which pregnancy massage is not recommended and we ask you seek approval from your doctor if there is any concerns.