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Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy Massage

Our pregnancy / prenatal massages are performed on a special pregnancy pillow and our table can tilt for maxiumum comfort. When the time comes, mom to be can be moved to a side lying position on a different pillow if needed, but many ladies can go full term on the pregancy pillow we use.  We are also fully certified in pregnancy massage.

Included in your treatment is our complimentary hot stones taster and hot towels because mom to be deserves extra pampering.

Pregnancy massage can be booked under the preferred time of the regular massage times, but please enter in the comments section when booking how many weeks pregnant you are.  Providing more information helps us have a proper treatment plan ready for your session.

A  massage during pregnancy focuses on the mom to be and the amazing changes that her body goes through during her experience of pregnancy. Massage has many benefits such as improving circulation, enhancing the function of muscles and joints, general body tone, and relieving mental and physical fatigue.

Besides massage feeling simply amazing during pregnancy, there are so many other benefits for the mother to be and her unborn baby. Many studies show that massage reduces stress hormones in the body and the mother’s physical and emotional well-being is improved through touch as she adapts to her new body image. A pregnant woman’s body goes through numerous challenges and changes, so massage gives special attention mom to be, which also helps nurture her unborn baby.

Post natal massage is also known to greatly benefit the new mother.  Some benefits to post natal massage include:

  • Stress Relief

  • Overall Relaxation for the new mom

  • Reduces cellulite and helps to tone up the body

  • Assists uterus to shrink to original size

  • Reduces fluid retention

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