Massage & Pregnancy
Some of the benefits of pregnancy massage are:
Reduced stress hormones and anxiety
Improved general mood and energy levels as it allows the woman the chance to rest or even sleep
It can relieve nausea, heartburn and everyday discomforts of pregnancy such as an aching neck, sore back, and heaviness in the pelvic bones, leg cramps, swelling of the ankles and feet and oedema (fluid retention).
It builds a feeling a sense of connectedness with another person. Many pregnant women experience a change in their intimate relationship with their partner and suffer from being “touch deprived”.
Pregnancy massage can provide an opportunity for women to completely stop what they are doing and focus on the pleasure of having someone else do something just for them.