Pregnancy massage is a relaxing massage that is safe for all trimesters. Treatment is designed for each stage of the pregnancy and is adapted using a side positioning for comfort with pillows to support. A blend of natural oils are used.
A firm pressure provides relief from back pain and muscle tension linked to the physical and weight bearing changes that occur during pregnancy, easing hip, lower back pain and shoulder and neck pain. It can also aid lymphatic circulation, helping to reduce swelling in the legs, arms and hands.
This is an incredibly exciting time of change in your life but at some points it may be emotionally challenging with doubts and fears popping up unexpectedly, so it is a great way for expectant mums to lower their stress levels providing a relaxing space to chill out and bond with your baby.
This pre-conception treatment can be of great benefit to help get the body in balance for pregnancy. It aims to promote better functioning of the body’s systems and is recommended as a course for anyone who is trying to conceive.
-Relax your mind and body and help to create an environment for a healthy pregnancy
-Bring awareness to ovulation cycles and identify the optimum time to try for conception
-Look at diet to ensure that you are getting the correct nutrients to support a healthy pregnancy
-Look at lifestyle and environment and implementing small changes that may be beneficial at reducing toxins and promoting hormonal balance.
Reflexology is highly relaxing and can provide excellent stress relief from the common ailments that can be experienced throughout pregnancy. The treatment is adapted to suit the pregnant client through each stage helping to ease conditions such as morning sickness, digestive issues, back, neck and hip pain, fluid retention in legs and ankles, sleep patterns and boosting energy levels.
From 37 weeks labour focus points are stimulated to improve energy flow and to help support the natural birthing process. Your baby will arrive naturally when it is ready however some studies have shown that regular sessions significantly reduce pain and length of labour.