Benefits of Massage Therapy for Pregnancy

Benefits of Massage Therapy for Pregnancy

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Benefits of Massage Therapy for Pregnancy:

Improved sleep quality

Deep tissue massage helps increased production of melatonin hormone and serotonin.
Results in sleep rhythms regulated.

Lowers stress and anxiety levels

Cortisol is reduced significantly when pregnant woman gets Massage Therapy.

Lessens swelling of the joints

Oedema caused by low circulation and extra pressure on the blood vessels.
To stimulate soft tissues and lower buildup of fluids in swollen joints, deep tissue massage is recommended.
To stimulate soft tissues and lower buildup of fluids in swollen joints, deep tissue massage is recommended.
Improves lymph system’s ability to remove tissue waste.

Alleviates muscle pain and cramps, Reduces nerve pain

Pressure from the uterus resting on the muscles in the lower back and pelvic floor.
Through massage, less sciatic nerve pain throughout pregnancy.

Lower’s risk for premature birth

Studies have shown that pregnant mothers who receive prenatal Massage Therapy were less likely to encounter premature birth compared to women who did not get a massage.

Reduces baby’s stress hormones

Research has shown that massage plays a vital factor in raising baby’s cortisol levels even when in utero.