Pregnancy massage is a combination of relaxation massage and deep tissue. The massage therapist adapts their techniques to address changes a woman goes through during her pregnancy. A pregnancy massage using a selection of relaxation, deep and remedial massage techniques to reduce stress, decrease swelling, relieve aches and pains and reduce anxiety and depression. Pregnancy massage is performed with the woman on her side or back and customised to each woman’s individual needs.
Pregnancy massage helps you target specific areas of the body that need to be relaxed or allow more movement. As your body changes during this time, it is important to prepare the body and aid the changes instead of fighting them. Pregnancy is a joyful time in everyone’s lives, but it is also the most taxing on the body, so it makes sense to keep your body moving and at optimal health during this time.
Benefits of prenatal massage include:
- Stress and anxiety about the pregnancy
- Sore back & hips
- Headaches associated with Pregnancy
- Pregnancy-related RSI
- Pubic symphysis
- Restless legs
- Sleep deprivation and tiredness