Pregnancy Massage Benefits

For a thorough exploration on how massage can benefit you during pregnancy, please check out this link. Otherwise, here’s a quick bullet list of how massage can support the body during pregnancy:

Reduced back pain
Reduced joint pain
Decrease sciatic nerve pain
Hormone regulation
Improved circulation
Reduced edema
Reduced muscle tension and headaches
Reduced stress and anxiety
Improved oxygenation of soft tissues and muscles
Better sleep

If you have any of the following conditions, please check with your doctor whether massage is appropriate for you:

High risk pregnancy
Pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)
Preeclampsia
Previous pre-term labor
Experiencing severe swelling, high blood pressure, or sudden, severe headaches