Pregnancy Postpartum Massage

Prenatal massage : help for your pregnancy aches and pains

Our pregnancy massage all derive from swedish which uses a firm but gentle pressure to improve the circulation, ease muscle aches and tension, improve flexibility and create relaxation. A nother massage we offer during pregnancy is lymphat ic drainage therapy is excellent for awelling, especially of the lower legs, ankles and feet.

Pregnancy women have often received ambivalent responses from the health community regarding the safety and purpose of massage during pregnancy. Modern in vestigat ion and research is proving that prenatal massage therapy can be very instrumental ingredient in women’s prenatal care and should be giv given careful consideration.

Studies indicate that massage the ra py perfromed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains and improve labor outcomes and new born health.

Postnatal massage therapy

Pregnancy and delivery place considerable mucular and emotional on the body and it can take as long as six months for things to return to nomal.

A postnatal massage is considered safe at any point after delivery ” provided you have no major health issue” and it can do wonder to:

  • Relieve back, shoulder, neck and hip pain caused by pregnancy and care for the newborn
  • Restore and strengthen abominal muscles
  • Promote pelvic floor health by rebal ancing the spine and pelvis and healping the organs fall back into place
  • Natural a sene of well being by elassing toxin, reducing stress and giving emotion support, this can help the mother avoid postnatal depression and can also aid in breast feeding.

You will be placed on your side in a very relax position

During the massage and a pregnancy cushion can used to increase your comfort. Be sure tell your massage therapist before the treatment if you have any particular concern

Postpartum Massage (After Birth Massage) : Can help recovery after birth


  • Reduced swelling : help to redistribute water within the body and encourage the draining and circulation of fluids.
  • Improve milk production : massage can be a great way to increase circulation and the necessary hormones.
  • Hormone regulation : the postpartum body is one of constantly fluctuating hormones
  • Reduced anxiety and depression : massage can help to decrease stress contributing to these anxious and depressed feeling.
  • Better anxiety and depression : massage can help parents relax and get their ready for deep, restoreative sleep.