Pregnancy and post-natal massage.
Massage during pregnancy focuses on special needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the multitude of changes that lead to childbirth experience. It is usually par for the course for an expectant mother to experience unique physical and emotional changes that occur as a result of increased weight, shifting posture and adjusting hormone levels and massage alongside other forms of bodywork can provide great relief and respite.
The popularity of both pregnancy and post-natal massage and indeed the rise in uptake of all complementary therapies is the result of a trend towards the greater importance of self-care during this important life phase.
The main benefits of pregnancy and post-natal massage: