Carrying around another little person is one of the greatest things you get to do… trust me, with three wonderful children, I know all about it! During this special time, be sure to treat yourself. Soothe your aching back, increase circulation, reduce headaches, and take time to celebrate how strong and amazing your body really is!
Prenatal massages can be extremely beneficial to expecting mothers! Research has proven that prenatal massage therapy can be an important aspect of a woman’s overall prenatal care.
Mommies-to-be are constantly putting in work to foster a healthy pregnancy and with this, their own well-being needs to be factored in as well.
When is the right time for massage during pregnancy?
Massages during pregnancy can be done at any point (first, second or third trimester).
What are the benefits?
Prenatal massage therapy uses different techniques to relax muscle tension and improve circulation in the body. Swedish Massage is a technique that is often incorporated in prenatal massage therapy because it addresses common discomforts that occur during pregnancy such as, skeletal and circulatory changes brought on by shifts in hormone levels.
Prenatal massage can also help:
• Reduce swelling
• Help nerve pain
• Reduce muscle tension and headaches
• Reduce back pain
• Improve oxygenation of soft tissues and muscles
• Help with a better night’s sleep
If you want to try a little prenatal pampering you can call or click here to book an appointment!
1725 State Street “C”
Santa Barbara, CA 93101