Prenatal Massage is integral to an optimizing your pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experience.
Recommended every 1-2 weeks throughout pregnancy:
Massage benefits the pregnant body in ways that nothing else can. While we are all predisposed to particular issues or ease no matter what, supporting your body and mind for giving birth will set you up for your best experience possible. Pregnancy massage offers the same benefits as massage, while relieving prenatal discomforts and preparing your body for birth and motherhood.
Common prenatal discomforts relieved by massage include:
Sciatica | Headaches | Shortness of Breath | Swelling in Extremities | Fatigue
Stress and Anxiety | Back pain | Joint Pain | Stiffness | Insomnia
Pregnancy massage does have contraindications. Please call or e-mail before scheduling an appointment if any of these apply:
All Day Morning Sickness | Currently in 1st Trimester with History of Miscarriage | Other Medical Complications
Prenatal Partner Massage Class
Prenatal partner massage classes allow mamma & papa time to enjoy relaxation, the pleasure of touch, and deeper connection with each other and baby. Partners of all orientations, family, and friends are all welcome to attend.
A lovely way for papas-to-be to connect with the prenatal experience, while mammas-to-be get to enjoy more frequent skilled touch. Classes are 90-minutes in length and are tailored specifically to the needs and curiosities of each couple.
Postpartum Massage aids your body’s natural processes so you can enjoy a quicker recovery and more comfortable transition into motherhood.
Recommended every 1-2 weeks for the first 6 months:
Your postpartum body can feel burdened by hormones, nursing, lack of sleep, the emotional transition, and in the case of c-section – surgical recovery. Massage is especially important in the months following birth to help restore balance – physiologically and mentally.
Benefits of Postnatal Massage include:
Hormone Stabilization | Detox from Birthing Medication | Healthy Lactation | Improved Circulation Better Mood | Stronger Digestion | Increased Immunity
Pain Relief | Support in C-section Healing | Relaxation
Pre-crawling babies are welcome to accompany new moms to massage appointments with prior notice.