Prenatal Massage

Prenatal Massage Care

Prenatal massage can be extremely beneficial for both mother and child. Whether it's a firmer massage to relieve lower back discomfort or a softer massage to help relax, it will certainly help to rejuvenate you during pregnancy.

Pregnancy massages are generally considered safe after the first trimester, some pregnancy cases may need the green light from you practitioner, but you'll want to avoid massage during the first three months of pregnancy.

Many expectant mothers have reported feeling relief from aching joints, lower back pain, reduced anxiety, renewed energy. With all of these fantastic benefits, it's no wonder that pregnancy massages have hugely increased in popularity during recent years!



Benefits of a prenatal massage

  • Reduced back pain.
  • Reduced joint pain.
  • Improved circulation.
  • Reduced edema.
  • Reduced muscle tension and headaches.
  • Reduced stress and anxiety.
  • Improved oxygenation of soft tissues and muscles.
  • Better sleep.

Contraindications

There are times when it is not appropriate to have a pregnancy massage if, for example, you are suffering from any of the following:

  • Morning sickness or extreme nausea
  • Heavy vaginal discharge or if it is bloody or watery
  • High blood pressure
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Diabetes
  • High temperature/fever
  • Abdominal pain or cramping
  • Vomiting/diarrhea
  • Unusual or identified pain
  • Contagious illness

We accept client/patients from the second trimester of pregnancy, book your appointment now!