Modern research has indicated that prenatal massage therapy can be very beneficial during pregnancy and should be considered a vital part of a prenatal health program. You can feel all kinds of aches and pains when you are pregnant.
The extra weight you are carrying creates major changes in your body, especially the added stress on your abdominal muscles, shoulders, neck & back.
It also affects your ligaments by relaxing them, making your pelvic joints less stable and changing your posture by pulling your pelvis forward. Your body tries to compensate for your changing center of gravity, the uterus expands, baby grows and your hormone levels shift.