Prenatal Massage

The unique challenges a woman’s body faces with pregnancy does not end with the birth of the baby, but rather it encompasses an entire year, which includes the post partum period. Regular massage during pregnancy has many benefits.

Benefits of massage during pregnancy:

  • decrease stress by engaging the parasympathetic nervous system
  • increases circulation and helps with varicose veins
  • improves digestion and which can help with constipation and heartburn
  • can improve sleep quality
  • decreases hip and low back pain

Benefits of massage during labor:

  • studies report shorter labors, less medical interventions, lower rates of caesarian births
  • help with pain tolerance
  • provide support for the mother as well as the partner

Benefits of massage post partum:

  • decrease stress and increase feelings of wellbeing
  • stimulates the lymphatic system to release excess water
  • stretches and loosens muscles to decrease strained muscles from pregnancy and labor
  • faster recovery from birthing

Please call our office to schedule an appointment.

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