Pre-Natal Massage is massage therapy specifically tailored for the expectant mother’s needs. It is also called pregnancy massage.
The mother’s body is properly positioned and supported during the massage, using pillows and padding. Proper positioning ensures comfort and safety for the mother and baby. Deep Tissue work is not used and certain areas of the body are avoided during pregnancy.
Massage Rx does not recommend massage in the first trimester. Also, women with certain health conditions may not be able to have pregnancy massage. It is best to consult your doctor before scheduling an appointment for pre-natal massage.
What are the Benefits of Pre-Natal Massage?
Pregnancy massage has been found to reduce stress, decrease swelling in the arms and legs, and relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints.
It’s a popular complementary therapy during pregnancy for back pain, when choices for pain relief, such as medication, are often limited.
Not only can massage be physically beneficial, but the human touch can be comforting and provide emotional support during pregnancy.
Massage therapy has been found to reduce anxiety and depression.
1 hour $65.00
1.5 hour $90.00
2.0 hour $110.00