Pregnancy Massage or Prenatal Massage is a therapeutic massage in pregnancy.
Massage during pregnancy is either pre-natal (during pregnancy) or postnatal (after pregnancy) and each one of these have their respective benefits. It provides emotional and physical support and has been proven to improve overall maternal health and pregnancy outcome.
Regular prenatal massage may not only help you relax, but may also relieve insomnia, joint pain, neck and back pain, leg cramping, and also help reduce stress, decrease arm and leg swelling, and relieve muscle and joint pain.
This is particularly useful when other medicine or medical options are excluded.
It may be uncomfortable to lay down on a normal massage table so most of the places that provide pregnancy massage offer a specialist table and pad with hollowed-out areas and special pillows to accommodate your belly.
Pregnancy massage usually lasts an hour.
During the Pregnancy Massage a specially trained therapist will know which pressure points to avoid, applying safe pre-natal techniques to the treatment.
Pregnancy massages are important for prenatal care during pregnancy, this treatment focuses on the singular requirements of the expectant mothers as the body goes through the changes of pregnancy. The massages aids in the to support the physiologic, structural, and emotional well-being of both mother and unborn baby.
It may be uncomfortable to lay down on a normal massage table for expectant mothers so most of the places that provide pregnancy massage offer a specialist table and pad with hollowed-out areas and special pillows to accommodate your belly.
Benefits of a Pregnancy Massage –