During your pregnancy your body is rapidly changing. The increased weight pushes the pelvis forward. It changes the centre of gravity and creates extra pressure on the lower back, thighs, hips. It affects your posture dramatically. Your muscles need to accommodate these changes and they often get stressed more than they should, responding with pain and discomfort.
Pregnancy massage eases muscular discomforts and cramps. It helps to relieve the tension and stiffness you can experience during pregnancy. Regular massage during pregnancy brings reduced stress levels, and helps to ease the common discomforts that go along with being pregnant, relief from muscle pain and joint stiffness, as well as headaches. Massage can help to alleviate swelling that is associated with Pregnancy and can improve blood and lymph circulation as well as enhancing the mind/body awareness that leads to a more active participation in the pregnancy and birth process.
The stress from childbirth and time spent caring for your newborn may be hard on your body. Regular massage during the postnatal period is very beneficial to all new mums. Postnatal massage addresses physical discomforts from the birth itself & can relieve muscular discomfort such as shoulders and neck pain from carrying and breastfeeding a baby, as well as giving you nurturing and emotional support to help you gain back your lost energy. Body, mind and soul are nurtured and rejuvenated, helping you be the best mum you can be.