Pre Natal Massage
Pregnancy effects your body in a multitude of ways. Below are just some of the ways massage can help you adjust to your new changes and feel great.
Pregnancy is a very tumultuous experience for a woman's mind and body. Not only does a woman experience changes with her body, she also experiences mental changes as her hormones change to accommodate the developing baby.
Massage has been known to calm many of the aches and pains associated with pregnancy. Prenatal massage has also been shown to improve physical discomforts by encouraging circulation, while stretching the muscles and joints improves the muscles elasticity and tone.
Benefits of Pre Natal Massage
Reduce stress, promote relaxation
Facilitates emotional support and physical nuturing
Reduce edema and blood pressure
Increase blood and lymph circulation
Relieve stress on weight-bearing joints (ankles, low back, pelvis).
Benefits of Postpartum Massage
Decrease postpartum depression
Reduce musculoskeletal tension and pain
Facilitate postpartum emotional, physiological, and family adjustments
Increase time spent with baby
Promote structural realignment of the spine and pelvis, and reorganization of movement
Promote recovery from cesarean birth, including healing of the incision
Contribute to rehabilitation of abdominal skin, muscles and organs