During the months leading up to the birth of a new child can be a very exciting time for a mother to be and it can also be an anxious time as your body will experience many physical changes. Massage for pregnant women is beneficial for the treatment of, lower back pain, neck and shoulder pain, leg cramps and headaches. Pregnancy massage is a therapy which can be incorporated into your birth plan.
Pregnancy massage is preferably performed while you are laying on your side. However, if you feel more comfortable laying on your stomach we have specialized pregnancy pillows for your added comfort.
Postpartum massage is very beneficial after the birthing process as it can assist in the recovery process, as well as reducing excesses fluid. Postpartum massage is also beneficial for treating muscular aches and pains which can be associated with breast feeding and holding your new baby. It can also help with stress and anxiety associated with Post Natal Depression.
To ensure that your massage experience is safe for you and your baby it is recommended you consult your local GP or Obstetrician, prior to treatment. This will ensure our therapists are aware of any medical conditions that need to be taken into consideration before your massage treatment.