Pregnancy Massage is a technique involved in deep bodywork designed to hopefully improve your circulation, take some of the strain off your muscles and joints.
Studies show that massage may reduce stress hormones in your body and may relax and loosen your muscles. As well as increasing blood flow, it may keep your lymphatic system working at peak efficiency, flushing out toxins from your body it can be very relaxing for the body and mind.
During pregnancy, regular prenatal massages may: help you relax, relieve insomnia, joint pain, neck and back pain, leg cramping, sciatica, carpal tunnel pain, and alleviate headaches and sinus congestion — all common pregnancy problems. Massage may also lift depression without the use of medication, according to some scientific studies.
Therapists are only insured to massage after a 12 week scan so please do let us know if you are in the early stages of pregancy. Check with your practitioner before receiving a prenatal massage if you have any of the following symtoms:
Diabetes, morning sickness, vomiting regularly or you have been diagnosed with pre-eclampsia, high blood pressure, a fever, a contagious virus or have abdominal pain or bleeding.
In the duration of pregnancy we also recommend either of the following treatments: Hot Stone Massage and Reflexology.