Maryna Massage - Massage in the Acadia Community - Calgary, AB - prenatal and postnatal massage

By: Maryna Massage  09-12-2011
Keywords: Muscle Tension

Prenatal massage is a natural, touch therapy treatment aimed at alleviating these and other pregnancy related symptoms.

Experienced therapists choose techniques that are safe and effective for pregnant women. Prenatal massage offers a wide range of benefits, which include the following:

  • Eases backaches, headaches, shoulder and neck aches that may be caused by muscle tension and shifts in posture to accommodate increasing weight

  • Decreases pain in the pelvic/hip area

  • Increases circulation

  • Improves digestion

  • Reduces fatigue

  • Improves skin elasticity that can help reduce stretch marks

  • Helps reduce swelling in such places as hands and lower legs

  • Can alleviate the stress on weight-bearing joints, like the knees, which are impacted by the extra weight of a growing baby

  • Promotes relaxation and deep breathing

  • Helps stabilize hormone levels by lessening anxiety


Taking time for yourself during pregnancy can be uplifting emotionally. The soothing essence of massage allows pregnant moms to unwind and feel serene, healthy, and comforted during a period of added physical and emotional stress.

Keywords: Muscle Tension

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