What is pregnancy massage
Prenatal Pregnancy Massage – ‘Natural Choice’
Birth usually occurs about 40 weeks after the day of the ordinary period. In this period, a woman goes under several hormonal and physiological changes causing anxiety, muscles pain, back and leg pain, sleep disorder, increased level of norepinephrine (stress hormones), and the non-proper blood circulation. Pregnancy massage in London done at Massaggi can vastly reduce the chances of built-up pain and stress, which often increases the complexity at labor. There are several techniques of prenatal massage suitable for different type of results. However, pregnancy massage is very much different what is practiced in ordinary massage centers.
During pregnancy, a woman has a unique way of adjusting to the inevitable shape changes which occur anatomically and physiologically for the special purpose of carrying a baby. However, this changes put pressure and stress for carrying mother. Muscles and joint mechanisms are affected by different activities and job types one chooses to perform. Twelve weeks after conception, the embryo is shaped as a human baby and all organs are formed
What is good for
- Pregnancy pain
- Back pain
- Eases labour pain
- Hip Pain
- Relief from Stress
- Shoulder Pain
Pregnancy massage technique
Pregnancy Massage London – ‘The Caretaker’
When you’re looking for getting a pregnancy massage in London, please make sure you know your condition very well. Getting a prenatal massage is not just about getting a regular massage done by people just to relax. It requires getting to know the physical and physiological condition of a mother. Most babies are conceived around the middle of the woman’s menstrual cycle, following an intercourse taking place just before or after her ovaries produce an egg – known as ovulation.
Once the egg has been fertilized by a sperm from the man, it implants itself into the lining of the womb and becomes a growing embryo. By the time the first period is missed, the embryo is usually about two weeks old and its heart is already beginning to beat. Given the week a mother is into, the massage therapist uses careful profiling to know about the current muscular state. Pregnancy massage differs from other forms as it has very limited area for therapeutic movement. An expecting mother experiences pain in lower back neck, and legs very often. At Massaggi, we take care of prenatal requirements with utmost care and delicacy.
Pregnancy massage is one of the best methods of providing the nurturing care a pregnant woman needs before motherhood. Pregnancy is a natural and beautiful state, but it also brings certain side effects.
Mood swings, nausea, heartburn, back pain, breast pain, swollen legs, and raging hormones affect almost all women throughout this period. The noninvasive, gentle approach of prenatal massage can reduce the discomfort and bring in a sense of body-mind integration.
Our certified prenatal massage therapists are well-acquainted with the hormonal and physical effects of pregnancy, and they have the skills to counterbalance these changes. Massage has many health benefits that you may want to consider, and in order to make things easier for you, we have put together a list with the most common benefits you may experiece during massage:
- Eliminate toxins
- Help insomnia
- Reduces sciatic pain
- Increases flexibility
- Reduces muscular pains
- Reduces cramps and low back
- Relaxes and tones all muscles
- Increases lymph and blood flow
- A massage before birth eases stress
- Prevents post-natal complications
- Prevents complications during delivery
- The immunity system becomes stronger
- A massage helps relieve depression or anxiety
- Stimulate the lymphatic and circulatory systems
- After the massage, the oxygen level in the blood grows with 15%
There are numerous benefits of having a regular body massage during pregnancy. Women who go for regular prenatal massage are seen to experience less labor pain during delivery. For instance, emotional and physical stress can have a huge impact on the unborn child. Effectively reducing both can help to increase the chances of relaxed pregnancy and birth as well as producing a calm and contented baby. Explore more options for prenatal massage in London available at Marylebone, Islington, Wigmore Street clinics.
The answear is: YES. You can ask any physician about that. Labour massage is proven way to regulate muscular function and leading way to reduce stress and muscle stiffness.
Prenatal care is an important part of pregnancy care, a woman undergoes a lot of hormonal and physiological changes which are bound to make a lot of body function go irregularly. A pregnancy massage care can greatly improve blood circulation and reduce harmful stress.
The first trimester of pregnancy can be very difficult for a mother, especially if this is her first time. In this period, the body undergoes a number go physical changes and development necessary to prepare the body for the labour. Some common symptoms occuring during pregnancy are:
- Skin changes: stretch mark may appear
- Urinary system: the uterus expand
- Cardiovascular: increase blood volume
- Increased respiratory rate for oxygen consumption
- Change of the breast: breast may become larger and more tender
- Endocrine system: hormonal changes readjust the whole body system
- Abdomen changes: during second trimester abdomen start to expand
- Musculoskeletal system changes: there is realignment of the spinal curvature
The body eliminates excess fluid and toxins, so each massage session helps to boost your energy and immunity level. In the second trimester, the most common problem future mothers have are the muscle spasms caused by bearing the weight of the baby. Our therapists work to soften the connective tissues, relieving leg cramps and back pain.
During the next period, the abdomen enlarges, so labour massage requires a special and comfortable position for the mother. Our certified therapists possess extensive knowledge on the anatomical changes pregnancy induces, so they know very well what is and what is not safe for the mother and her baby.
During the last three months, the baby gains weight more speedily pressing against the mother’s inner organs. Stress, anxiety and discomfort increase, and our therapists focus on trigger points to reduce pain and at the same time to provide relaxation for the body. They also use the best massage techniques for preparing the mother’s body for delivery.
Physically and emotionally, it is really helpful for women to be touched when they are pregnant because it makes them feel taken care of and appreciated. Our positive approach and stress-free environment and our reputed massage therapists are excellent sources of relaxation, optimism, and encouragement.
Considering the numerous benefits involved, no one can deny that pregnancy massage is one of the best choices an expecting mother can make for herself and her child.
We often get asked from our client about some regular exercise. As part of treatment we teach some less intrusive exercises to them. Some of exercise which can be done are:
1 .Brisk Walking
2. Light Aerobics (recommended by medical practitioner)
3. Yoga (Proper breathing exercise such as Anulom Vilom, Kapalbhati etc)
6. Light weight training (under professionals to keep muscle strength intact)
Note: We advise you to consult your medical practitioner before taking up any form of exercise. Above mentioned exercises are not part of any medical treatment or advice.
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The best way to deal with this stress is to go for regular pregnancy massage London therapy. Prenatal massage has proved to be very effective in helping pregnant women to deal with the physical and psychological stress that is caused by pregnancy.
At Massaggi we provide our massage clients with the best prenatal massage care, knowledge, and expertise as soon as your journey into pregnancy begins. A fully qualified and experienced massage therapist understand the changes that take place during pregnancy and the common symptoms that occur during pregnancy which make life uncomfortable to mother to be.
A massage therapist qualified in pregnancy massage understands the signs and the symptoms of more serious conditions which can jeopardise the health of the Mother and her baby. It is this knowledge that is paramount to enable us to be an effective therapist. Ben Pianese your London pregnancy massage therapist know how to adapt your treatment for your growing tummy and the physiological changes which are taking place that will affect positioning.
A specialised massage therapist can perform massage treatments supported by pillows on an ergonomic and comfortable on-site massage chair.
Supported by a pillow under the head with a special body cushion, clients lie comfortably on their stomachs. This obviously depends on how large the body is as everyone is different. The recovery position appears to be most comfortable for most woman.
During the treatment, a large towel is provided for easy movement without exposure. An extra blanket can be provided for extra warmth if necessary although our massage therapy room is properly heated. During pregnancy body temperature naturally increase and so most pregnant massage clients do not feel the cold too much. This is due to the increased circulation to the capillaries.