Prenatal massage is customized to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists trained in prenatal massage adjust their techniques accordingly to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good.
Benefits of getting a massage during your pregnancy
Getting a pregnancy massage aids in procuring a more relaxed state of mind to help you cope with all the big changes that are going on in your life.
Some therapeutic benefits of massage for pregnant women include:
- Improve mood and lower stress levels
- Reduce prenatal depression and anxiety
- Lower the risk of preterm birth and low birth weight in infants of women with prenatal depression
- Reduce swelling in the legs (after foot massage)