Pregnancy Massage can be of enormous benefit not only to the mother but also to the unborn baby. It emotionally and physiologically supports a woman during a time when her body is undergoing many changes and can help prepare her body for birth.
Pregnancy is a wonderful time for a woman, but with the joys of a new baby’s development, comes many changes to the mother’s body putting pressure on joints, ligaments and organs, often causing discomfort and pain. Pregnancy massage can help alleviate aches and pains and other common health problems associated with pregnancy. Preparing for the arrival of a new baby brings much excitement, but also plenty of stress. Massage can help to reduce stress levels due to its calming effect.
Furthermore, research shows that the baby can benefit greatly from massage as “feel good” endorphins are released by the mother during massage and are passed on to baby.
- Stimulation of circulation,
- Assists with lymphatic drainage, reducing oedema,
- Releases muscular tension,
- Induces relaxation,
- Lowers blood pressure,
- Reduces emotional stress.