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7 Reasons You Should Get A Prenatal Massage

Pain Relief Pregnancy can be a very uncomfortable time for women. There are so many aches and pains, usually involving the lower back, hips, shoulders, legs, and feet. A prenatal massage will help relieve all of these discomforts by relaxing your muscles. This is especially helpful after walking around at an event or being stuck in one. Here are the seven reasons why you should get a prenatal massage:

7 Reasons You Should Get A Prenatal Massage

1. Relieve Back Pain

Pregnancy can be a very tough time for women, as their bodies change and they become more susceptible to back pain. Prenatal massage is the perfect way to relieve that stress on your lower back which will help you feel better throughout the day.

2. Improve Mobility

Pregnancy can make a woman feel very stiff and sore, especially in the hips. Prenatal massage is a great way to improve mobility throughout your pregnancy by loosening up those tight muscles that have been causing you pain recently. It can increase the blood flow pregnant women experience due to their growing uterus which puts strain on others.

3. Relax Overworked Muscles 

Pregnancy can be extremely hard on a woman's body, and even simple tasks such as walking or getting out of bed. Prenatal massage provides just the right amount of pressure to alleviate that pain in your muscles so you can move around with ease again.

4. Helping You Sleep Better at Night

Pregnancy can be a very difficult time to get enough rest. Prenatal massage is helpful by helping you sleep better at night, not only through the relaxation it provides but also because of the increase in blood flow and hormones that make you feel more relaxed after your Prenatal Massage session.

5. Decrease Stress Levels

Pregnancy can be a very stressful time, but Prenatal Massage is the perfect way to lower your stress levels and release all that built-up tension. Pregnant women experience more pain than usual which can lead to increased anxiety and prenatal massage is an easy solution for both of these issues.

6. Reduces Labor Complications

Prenatal Massage is a great way to reduce the possibility of complications during labor and delivery. Pregnant women experience muscle stiffness which can cause them more pain than usual as well as decreased immune function, Prenatal massage helps increase circulation and makes you feel relaxed so that your body will be better prepared for childbirth.

7. Get Back in Shape Without Having to Exercise

Prenatal Massage is a great way to get back into shape without having to exercise. Pregnant women have been told that exercising can be harmful, but Prenatal massage is safe and effective in helping you feel better. It helps increase circulation in the body which makes you feel more energized after your session.

Prenatal massage is a chance to unwind from the stress of pregnancy. It can also give your back, neck, and shoulders some much-needed relief as they’re working overtime for you now that you're pregnant. If this sounds like something you want to learn more about or try out, we'd love to help. Let us know how we can help make prenatal massages a priority for your busy life - it's worth every second spent on yourself.  Interested? Contact our team today.

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