Should Pregnant Women Get Massages?

When a woman is pregnant, she will inevitably experience changes in her body, constant aches, and pains. For years, massage therapy has been considered a highly effective form of complementary health care. The therapists at LaVida Massage of Livonia, MI specialize in prenatal-specific massage techniques, and are very well trained in addressing your particular needs. Be sure to get clearance from your physician so you are certain massage is a smart choice for you.

Women work hard to sustain their unborn babies during pregnancy, but that doesn't mean you should neglect yourself. Your baby is sharing your energy, hormones, and so much more. High levels of stress can cause very dangerous health effects, including heart disease. A stressed self releases hormones that signify your body senses danger and/or a need to defend. These affect you, but more importantly, your baby. It's impossible to avoid stress altogether but regular massages can help you manage your stress. A comforting massage from the LaVida Massage of Livonia team can help you relax and relieve body aches so you can work on staying positive and healthy for yourself and your baby.

The Many Prenatal Massage Benefits 

Using methods of both light and firm touch referred to as Effleurage, your therapist will comfort particular areas while squeezing the skin in others, improving:

  • Leg and Back Pain
  • Sleep Habits
  • Stress Levels
  • Anxiety

Discover the benefits of prenatal massage. Schedule your calming massage session with a qualified therapy expert today!

 

 

 

 

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