A woman's body undergoes many physiological and emotional changes during her 40 weeks of gestation to support the pregnancy. Your bodywork has to change along with her to address the discomforts of each trimester, keep her relaxed and prepare her for the task of labor and childbirth.
Many mothers are concerned about how a massage might affect their baby or the health of their pregnancy. Thankfully, massage during pregnancy is not only safe but if done correctly can re-energize mums and give them the strength to make it through their pregnancy with ease. Many doctors recommend massage as a way to prepare for birth, with the greatest benefits experienced from consistent treatments.
What are the benefits of massage during pregnancy?
- Reduced stress and anxiety- Physical and mental relaxation- Reduce edema and blood pressure- Relieves varicose veins- Increases blood and lymph circulation- Relief from neck, back, and shoulder pain.- Alleviates musculoskeletal pain and strain- Improves your body awareness as you prepare for birth- Powerful Oils and Creams that help Restore Dry Skin- Improved Sleep- Pain Free legs and arms- Mental Clarity
Before beginning any massage routine, you should be sure to speak with your medical professional to make sure that it will be safe for you. Speaking with your medical professional is the best way to stay informed about the potential risk of getting back massages while you are pregnant.