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Pregnancy Massage

Using a combination of Swedish and Remedial Massage techniques, to support the tensions and pains that can be experienced during pregnancy. These can be caused by the extra weight and change in the centre of gravity.

Pregnancy Massage is beneficial throughout pregnancy. Many physical benefits can be experienced through Pregnancy Massage reduction in peripheral swelling, soothing the nervous system, helping to prevent insomnia, back pain and muscle cramps.

Various techniques can be used as the client progresses through the pregnancy, massage may be performed whilst she is lying on her side, seated, or on a special table that allows her to lie on her stomach. Once advanced in pregnancy, she is discouraged from lying on her back as this can cause pressure on deep blood vessels.

The baby benefits from your relaxation aswell.

Regular massage throughout the pregnancy is also said to shorten labour time and the return to optimal fitness after birth.