There are a wide range of physiological, emotional and psychological benefits of prenatal massage:

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  • Alleviates stress on weight-bearing joints 

  • Assists in relieving many common discomforts experienced during pregnancy: 

    • muscular tension and knots, lower/upper-back pain, neck pain, headaches, leg cramps, sciatica, headaches, fatigue, varicose veins, shortness of breath, edema 

  • Increases blood circulation, providing more oxygen and nutrients to mother and baby 

  • Stabilizes hormonal levels

  • decreases stress and promotes relaxation

  • Assists with adjusting to body changes caused by the baby’s increasing weight. 

  • Aide blood pressure

  • Enhances the pliability of skin and the underlying tissues

  • Supports the  the circulatory system 

Cindy Kelsey LMT