Prenatal Massage

Prenatal Massage Therapy Service

Prenatal massage is a type of massage that focuses on the changes and needs experienced during pregnancy. Pregnancy is an exciting time, but maternity can also be stressful and taxing on the body. As your shape and posture changes, massage therapy can help relieve pain, swelling, leg cramps, and discomfort. This could include massage techniques for reducing anxiety, promoting relaxation, relieving muscle and joint pains, and soothing relief in areas such as your neck, lower back, legs, ankles, and feet. Remember to speak with you OBGYN first to decide if prenatal massage is right for you.

On this page, I’ll go over who prenatal massage may be right for, the benefits of massage there, and what to expect in your prenatal massage appointment.

Prenatal Massage

Who is pregnancy massage right for?

Pregnancy massage is generally considered safe, but your physician may suggest it should be avoided in your first trimester, or first three months of pregnancy. Remember to get the OK from your doctor and let me, as your experienced prenatal massage therapist, know about your pregnancy and what trimester you are in so I can be best prepared to work with you in providing optimal therapy!

What are the benefits of prenatal massage and what should I expect?

Massages can be particularly beneficial during pregnancy due to the effectiveness of massage in reducing stress hormones in your body as well as relaxing and loosening up your muscles. Prenatal massage can also be beneficial to your immune system and blood flow while pregnant, with the help of light lymphatic massage techniques. During your massage, pillows are provided for optimal comfort while on your side for the duration of your massage. Your prenatal massage will typically last 60 minutes, though some sessions may be shorter or longer depending on your needs. Get in touch today as I am happy to discuss any questions you have and determine your personal needs!

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