What are the Benefits of Pregnancy Massage         Inside scoop on Natural Touch Therapy         Treatment for Mums-to-Be ...
Benefits of Pregnancy Massage• Reducing stress hormones, anxiety, depression, nervousness and  fatigue• Improving general ...
Natural Touch Therapy Treatment for            Mums-to-Be        News reporter Allison Hurtado writes about the “Natural W...
When to Avoid Pregnancy Massages• Pregnancy massage therapy or  pre-natal massage is tailored  for expectant mothers needs...
High-risk pregnancy category• Do not go for a massage if you  have pregnancy-induced  illnesses, such as hypertension  or ...
And Remember…• If you feel sick, lightheaded  or hurt during a massage, tell  the therapist immediately;  it’s better not ...
These Massage…• Natural remedies are safe even  during pregnancy, if done by a  professional, qualified therapist,  or spe...
A Place for Relaxing and Soothing Massage• The Calma Medispa & Retreat, an urban day  spa in Victoria, offers therapeutic ...
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What are the benefits of pregnancy massage

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A pregnancy massage uses the principles based on Swedish massage techniques, which are focused on reducing muscle tension and improving blood flow. Pregnancy massages are beneficial for mums-to-be because of the comfort of human touch and the relaxing benefits it offers.

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  1. 1. What are the Benefits of Pregnancy Massage Inside scoop on Natural Touch Therapy Treatment for Mums-to-Be And when to Avoid Pregnancy Massage...
  2. 2. Benefits of Pregnancy Massage• Reducing stress hormones, anxiety, depression, nervousness and fatigue• Improving general mood, energy, digestion and sleep• Allowing opportunity to rest and relax the body• Relieving everyday pregnancy discomforts because of skeletal and circulatory changes in the body: aching neck, sore back, sciatic pain, leg cramps, spasms, joint pain, stiffness, and swelling of hands, ankles and feet• Increasing blood and lymph circulation• Enhancing skin elasticity and muscle flexibility• Stimulating the release of endorphins or the body’s natural pain killers into the nervous system• Preparing muscles for an easy labour and quick recovery
  3. 3. Natural Touch Therapy Treatment for Mums-to-Be News reporter Allison Hurtado writes about the “Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System”. She shares Phoenix Anti-Aging Clinic’s naturopathic doctor Matthew Cavaiola’s suggestions in boosting a person’s immune system naturally. “A study out of Cedars-Sinai Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences reports that people who undergo massage experience measurable changes in their bodys immune response,” writes Hurtado.
  4. 4. When to Avoid Pregnancy Massages• Pregnancy massage therapy or pre-natal massage is tailored for expectant mothers needs. But before you do anything, make sure you have consulted your doctor first.
  5. 5. High-risk pregnancy category• Do not go for a massage if you have pregnancy-induced illnesses, such as hypertension or high blood pressure, pre- eclampsia, blood clots, gestational diabetes, nausea or morning sickness, placental dysfunction, diarrhoea, and severe headaches.
  6. 6. And Remember…• If you feel sick, lightheaded or hurt during a massage, tell the therapist immediately; it’s better not to do pregnancy massages when you experience discomfort and pain.
  7. 7. These Massage…• Natural remedies are safe even during pregnancy, if done by a professional, qualified therapist, or specially trained practitioner. Pregnancy massage has gained popularity through the years because it has been helpful in reducing general pregnancy discomfort.
  8. 8. A Place for Relaxing and Soothing Massage• The Calma Medispa & Retreat, an urban day spa in Victoria, offers therapeutic and relaxing beauty and massage services. They have different day spa packages, massage therapies, and beauty treatments.

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