Prenatal Massage Therapy Benefits for Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a time when your body changes, this brings about many aches and pains especially in the later stages. Massages ease these ailments in a natural way.
If you are living in London, getting a Pregnancy Massage London will help you soothe away aches and pains:
At the later stages of pregnancy, your digestive system becomes sluggish as it gives times to the baby to absorb vital nutrients. This usually causes constipation and heartburn. Heartburn gets worse with increased stress, so a massage is always helpful to reduce anxiety and tension and can help ease symptoms.
Anaemia During Pregnancy:
As there are increased demands placed on your body during pregnancy, iron deficiency is common – a condition in which there is insufficient hemoglobin in the blood. You need to be careful to increase your iron intake. However, a full body massage will help boost blood and lymph circulation helping you relieve your tiredness. Increased blood circulation contributes to raising red blood count and produce more hemoglobin.
At later stages, when your baby grows, your posture changes. This is a possible reason to have lower and upper back pains. Massage helps to loosen any tight muscles and help relieve tension in the back.
Sciatica in Pregnancy:
As your baby and your uterus grow, there are chances to compress the sciatic nerve. In this condition, women may also experience sciatic pain at the lower part of the leg, down the back of the thigh and the sole of the foot. A gentle massage really helps in reducing the pains by releasing the nerve.
Migraine and Headaches:
According to research, 10% of women suffer from migraine in pregnancy. Headaches can also be caused by hormonal action or by tension or stress on the head, neck, and shoulder. These pains are caused usually because of poor posture. Getting a massage by the expert trainer to relieve tension and improve blood circulation.
As the weight and size of your overall body increases, the skin of your whole body stretches causing tightness and stretch marks. Having a massage with a good nourishing oil will help moisturize and soothe your skin. Make sure not to use any essential oils unless it has been uniquely blended for pregnancy by an aromatherapist, because some oils are really not beneficial, safe or suitable for pregnancy.
Having a good massage helps to boost circulation and encouraging lymph to move around the body helping to remove toxins out of your body. Increased blood circulation keeps you active and so you feel good.