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Pregnancy Massage for Relieve Labor Pain

Create: 06/09/2017 - 01:52
Pregnancy Massage for Relieve Labor Pain
Pregnancy massage is a great way to ease labor pains and the best time to start is early, before you get to the hospital. Learn techniques you can use during labor, like "nerve strokes" and the "double hip squeeze".
 
Deep breathing
We're going to start with some nice deep breathing. We always do before we do any massage. This is great for the partner as well, to ground and relax yourself at the same time.
 

Pregnancy Moving Massage in Warm Water

Create: 05/26/2017 - 13:24
Pregnancy Moving Massage in Warm Water
In-water massage is safe for women during pregnancy as long as the water temperature is set below 100 degrees and the water is free from bacteria. Home jetted tubs are generally considered safe with warm, not hot, water.
 
Benefits of a pregnancy massage in water therapy session include:
• Tranquil relaxation and reduce stress.
• Relief from muscle cramps, spasms, and myofascial pain, especially in the lower back, neck, hips, and legs.

Pregnancy Relaxation Massage

Create: 04/16/2017 - 03:21
Pregnancy Relaxation Massage
Giving your partner a prenatal massage can help her relax while pregnant and when she goes into labor. These easy techniques can be used throughout pregnancy and in the delivery room to relieve stress and ease tense and tired muscles.
 
Pregnancy massage reminders:
• Check in with your partner
• Don't use deep pressure
• Don't have her lie flat on her back after midpregnancy
 

Pregnancy Massage for Back Pain

Create: 03/21/2017 - 13:56
Pregnancy Massage for Back Pain
Pregnant and suffering with back pain? Many moms-to-be get backaches during pregnancy and labor. A simple way to decrease the general discomfort due to a growing abdomen is general relaxing massage.
 
Watch a certified prenatal massage therapist demonstrate back massage techniques that are safe to use on pregnant women.
 
Pregnancy massage reminders: Check in with your partner, don't use deep pressure, and be sure she isn't leaning on or squishing her belly.
 

Safe and Effective Pregnancy Massage

Create: 11/15/2016 - 09:37
Safe and Effective Pregnancy Massage
Benefits body massaging a woman from 13 weeks onwards during her pregnancy is a fantastic way to keep a mum-to-be relaxed and comfortable as her growing body accommodates the new weight.
 
Massage is often thought of as a pleasant indulgence or a relaxing treat, whereas it is much more than that. Pregnancy is the ideal time to seek out massage to support the various changes you will experience as a pregnant woman.
 
The main benefits of regular safe and effective mama massages are:

Home Pregnancy Massage

Create: 07/24/2016 - 09:01
Home Pregnancy Massage
Massage during pregnancy has gained a lot in popularity within recent years. Originally, it tended to be limited to groups of women who favoured alternative therapies. But now it is seen as a valid and useful means of reducing general pregnancy discomfort. 
 
Massage therapy is generally safe and incredibly beneficial throughout pregnancy, including the first trimester. However, getting a massage is a little like gentle exercise for your body; it increases your blood and lymph circulation, making your heart work just a bit harder. 
 

Mother in Law Pregnancy Massage: Arms and Legs

Create: 07/03/2016 - 07:08
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Pregnancy is a time of massive change in a woman’s body:  physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.  Hormonal shifts, metabolic, and structural changes occur in the physical body. A woman may experience mood swings, ambivalence, and issues surrounding her self-image.  
 
The pregnant woman is likely to feel stress from all these changes.  The effects of stress can be detrimental to pregnancy outcome.  Studies of the effects of touch on the human pregnant body have shown to directly reduce these stressors.
 

Mother in Law Pregnancy Massage: Ice Water Foot Bath

Create: 06/04/2016 - 08:47
Mother in Law Pregnancy Massage: Ice Water Foot Bath
A pregnant woman’s body produces approximately 50 percent more blood and body fluids than it did prior to pregnancy, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Some of this fluid collects in the feet and ankles, a common condition called edema. 
 
More than a pampering treatment, foot soaks help mothers-to-be manage swelling and decrease tension in the feet. Since heat and a long day on your feet contribute to edema, foot soaks are especially helpful on hot, busy days.
 

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