Discover the mental and physical benefits massage therapy can bring to expecting moms-to-be!
”I look forward to meeting you and your health care needs during this important stage in your life!”
In normal circumstances massage therapy can only offer as a benefit to mother and child! If you have a high risk pregnancy it is important to make sure prior to receiving a massage that you bring it to your therapist’s attention while filling out your health history form. If your pregnancy is going well with no complications or cause for concern it is perfectly healthy to receive massages throughout your pregnancy, right-up to and even after labour! In fact, your new born baby can even start as early as one month old benefitting from massage therapy, it has been known to help infants gain weight, have less fussiness, develop better sleeping patterns and even help stimulate their sensory and tactile development.
No matter what stage of pregnancy you may be at, even if your only at the ”family planning” stage it is never too late or too early to experience the relief that massage therapy can bring you! Whether your in your 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Trimester if you are feeling uncomfortable or suffering from tension headaches, muscle strain, swelling, constipation, fatigue or discomfort you just may find relief and comfort in the hands of a knowledgeable Registered Massage Therapist.
- Massage promotes relaxation and relieves stress on weight-bearing joints
- Relieves muscle fatigue, cramping and spasms
- Provides nurturing support for mom
- Increases circulation of blood and lymphatic fluid which can reduce swelling and facilitate the future
- Birthing process