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What is a Pregnancy-Massage-in-Water?


Pregnancy brings with it a variety of side effects, some less pleasant than others. All pregnant women can expect to experience at least a little stiffness and muscular tension during their pregnancy as their uterus expands to accommodate their growing baby. Fortunately there is a simple and effective way to not only treat some of the side effects of pregnancy but also leave you feeling great.

 

 

Benefits of a Pregnancy-Massage-in-Water therapy session include:

  • Tranquil relaxation and reduce stress.
  • Relief from muscle cramps, spasms, and myofascial pain, especially in the lower back, neck, hips, and legs.
  • Increase in blood and lymph circulation, which can reduce swelling.
  • Reduces stress on weight-bearing joints.
  • Improves outcome of labor and eases labor pain.
  • Enhances the pliability of skin and underlying tissues.
  • Provides support for the new mother with physical and emotional strains of mothering.
  • Beneficial for relaxing anxiety during pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy-Massage-in-Water can help promote more restful sleep and help prevent pregnancy related insomnia.
  • Pregnancy-Massage-in-Water may relax your baby, particularly if you have your abdomen gently stroked.
  • Connecting deeply with the baby while moving in the warm water as if being in the womb.

Masta is a Remedial massage therapist and trained in pregnancy massage. She knows exactly what areas to avoid and what areas to focus on to provide pregnant women the most benefits during a Pregnancy-Massage-in-Water therapy session. Toward the end of your pregnancy you might consider a Pregnancy-Massage-in-Water session to relax you during labor or even help strengthen your contractions!

Before signing up for a massage you might check in with your healthcare provider to be sure your doctor approves massage in your condition. Most physicians will gladly recommend a massage.