A Relaxing Massage For the Expectant Mom
Anyone who has ever had a professional massage knows that it makes both the body and the mind feel better, and prenatal massage is no exception, especially when extra weight and changes in posture cause new aches and pains. Prenatal Massage can be a very beneficial complement to your self-care during the wonderful process of pregnancy. Many of the usual discomforts of pregnancy are addressed by massage treatment, which are caused by hormone shifts, skeletal changes, and circulation alterations in the body.
What is a Prenatal Massage?
Prenatal massage commonly known as Pregnancy massage is a form of massage treatment created exclusively for women who are expecting. Prenatal massage can help with some of the aches and pains that come with being pregnant. It does, however, come with some hazards, and it isn't suitable for everyone or every pregnancy. While each pregnancy is different, the changes to the body as the baby grows can be uncomfortable. Prenatal massage can help reduce pregnancy discomfort while providing other benefits to expectant parents.
How does Prenatal Massage work?
During pregnancy, women may endure swelling, muscular aches, and joint pain. Prenatal massage aids in the reduction of fluids that cause swollen joints by stimulating the soft tissues of the body. This technique aids in the removal of tissue waste, which helps to alleviate muscle pains and joint stiffness. By boosting circulation, lowering headaches, increasing oxygen saturation levels, and promoting sleep, prenatal massage can help reduce the aches and pains of pregnancy.
Which areas can be treated with Prenatal Massage?
Prenatal massage therapy has been shown in studies to lower anxiety, lessen depression symptoms, relieve muscular aches and joint pains, and improve birth outcomes and baby health. Prenatal massage therapy uses a variety of modalities to address various needs, one of which being Swedish Massage.
- Pain relief
- Reduced swelling
- Better sleep
- Relaxation and stress reduction
Additional information and resources
Use the links below to learn more about this treatment, and what conditions respond to this treatment.
We recommend exploring the following services to fully complete your massage experience. Add one of these services to your massage for an additional $10 per service.
- Hot Stone
- $75 for 30 minutes
- $110 for 60 minutes
- $140 for 90 minutes
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- Initial massage booking - $10 off massage PLUS one added $10 service to compliment (aromatherapy; hot stone; cupping)
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