Prenatal massage relieves many of the normal discomforts that are experienced during pregnancy such as backaches, overall stiffness/swelling, leg cramps and headaches. Massage reduces stress on weight bearing joints, increases blood and lymph circulation as well as help, relax the nervous system so that sleeping is more restful. Anxiety and depression from hormonal changes can also be reduced.
This technique is performed with the client on their side for complete comfort. Studies have shown that massage improves labor outcomes and newborn health.