Prenatal Massage: Benefits and Precautions
Prenatal massage, a specialized therapy for expectant mothers, offers a host of benefits designed to enhance maternal wellbeing and support the unique physical changes that occur during pregnancy.
Our certified therapists, proficient in pregnancy massage techniques, ensure a nurturing experience while providing relief from common discomforts associated with pregnancy, such as backache, stiff neck, leg cramps, and swelling. Prenatal massage is also known to reduce stress on weight-bearing joints and encourage blood and lymph circulation, thus mitigating potential risks of blood clots and edema. Moreover, it promotes relaxation and deep breathing, preparing expectant mothers for labor and aiding postnatal recovery.
Safety being our utmost priority, each session is customized, taking into consideration factors like stage of pregnancy, individual health conditions, and personal comfort. Embrace this tranquil retreat that not only eases the physical strains of pregnancy but also serves as a perfect self-care regime, fostering emotional wellness during this life-changing period. Note: It’s always recommended to consult with your healthcare provider before scheduling a prenatal massage session to ensure it’s suitable for your specific needs and circumstances.
- Alleviates Stress and Anxiety:
Prenatal massage (over 3 months pregnancy) can help expectant mothers reduce stress and anxiety levels by promoting relaxation and improving mood. This, in turn, helps reduce tension in the muscles and joints, which can improve sleep and overall well-being.
- Relieves Physical Discomforts:
Prenatal massage can alleviate common physical discomforts such as back pain, headaches, and neck pain that often accompany pregnancy. It can also help reduce swelling in the legs and feet, which is a common side effect of pregnancy.
3. Improves Circulation:
Prenatal massage can improve circulation and reduce the risk of blood clots, which can be particularly beneficial during pregnancy. Increased circulation can also help deliver oxygen and nutrients to the growing fetus.
4. Consult with Doctor:
It is important to consult with your doctor before starting any new wellness regimen, including prenatal massage. This is especially important if you have any pre-existing medical conditions or complications during pregnancy.
60min: 55€ / 90min: 80€
The way in which you are positioned during a prenatal massage is important. Make sure that the therapist is aware of your stage of pregnancy and any specific discomforts you are experiencing. This will help ensure that you are positioned comfortably and safely.
Certain areas of the body, such as the uterus and lower back, should be avoided during prenatal massage. The therapist should also avoid using deep pressure or certain techniques that could cause discomfort or harm to the growing fetus.