Pregnancy massage is designed to let your body adjust better with the changes. Therapeutic massage would make your body more receptive during child birth.
Come enjoy your prenatal massage with this face/belly down pillow!
Following are the precautions that pregnant women should take during receiving prenatal massages:
-You must consult your doctor first before submitting yourself to prenatal massage program. In some cases the doctor may even solicit the need to therapeutic massage.
-Also make sure that your private therapeutic massage therapist knows about your health condition and is certified to offer prenatal massage.
-Avoid getting pregnancy massage during the first trimester of your pregnancy.
Therapeutic massage is a great way to relax the discomforts during pregnancy. It is said to have proven biological benefits too to ensure smooth pregnancy.
Benefits of pregnancy massages:
-Decreases levels of the stress hormone, norepinephrine
-Decreases levels of cortisol, and indication of stress
-Increases the "feel good" hormones such as serotonin and dopamine
-Overall improvement in mood
- Lowers anxiety
-Decreases leg and back pain
-Reduces swelling and water retention in joints
-Also improves sleep