PRE AND POST-NATAL MASSAGE
Bodywork is an efficient and holistic approach for the various adjustments to motherhood. Massage is documented for relaxation, stress reduction, pain relief, and other health benefits. Unique postpartum benefits include hormone regulation, reduced swelling, better sleep, and improved breastfeeding. Pregnancy Prenatal and postnatal Massage Therapy Therapeutic Pregnancy/prenatal Massage is specifically designed to concentrate on the changes that a pregnant woman’s body is undergoing. It utilizes lighter strokes along the body to profit circulation, reduces stress, and relieves discomfort within the neck, lower back, pelvic floor & ankles. Special attention is paid to the quantity of pressure. We strongly recommend new mothers who have just born to undergo our body massages for a minimum of three consecutive months, and if possible, even longer. It takes time for the body to recover and return to its pre-delivery shape and state.
We recommend new mothers consider the initial month of massage as a confinement period to assist them rest, recover and rejuvenate their post-pregnancy body and shape, within the shortest time possible. Proper confinement practices can help to stop health problems within the years to return. Massage greatly improves postpartum hormone balance. Estrogen and progesterone hormone levels are very high during pregnancy and reduce after delivery. Prolactin as well as oxytocin hormone levels increase to facilitate breastfeeding. Studies indicate that massage reduces the strain hormone cortisol.
Pre and Post-Natal Massage also reduces present biochemicals related to depression and cardiovascular problems, supporting Mom with the challenges of motherhood. During pregnancy, there’s a rise of about 50% in fluid volume. After pregnancy body fluids got to find balance. Massage increases blood circulation and lymphatic drainage to facilitate the elimination of excess fluids and waste products. Tissue stimulation assists the body to shift water to the proper places.