Pregnancy/Pre-Natal Massage

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Massage helps to unify mind, body & soul. My Pregnancy and Pre-Natal massage helps an expectant mother open herself to a greater awareness of her body ( Strengths & Weaknesses) facilitating your ability to welcome and work with the actual delivery.

During this most phenomenal LIFE experience, pregnancy massage is experienced by both you and your baby. I believe this aspect of touch is the groundwork for loving and nurturing of self which carries over to the baby after birth.

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Benefits of Pre-Natal Massage Therapy

Massage for pregnant women offers a number of benefits, and it’s always a good idea to discuss with your therapist any everyday symptoms you’d like to see relieved. Those might include:

  • Headaches can be relieved by massage focusing on the head, neck and shoulders. In addition, maintaining optimal levels of stress relief through massage reduces the chances of migraines or tension headaches by relaxing trigger points and muscle spasms.
  • Muscle tension created by carrying the extra weight of a baby can be relieved by encouraging blood flow to the afflicted areas. This provides more nutrient-rich oxygen and also increases the flow of lymphatic fluid, which sweeps away toxins and metabolic waste.
  • Fatigue, backaches, leg cramps and swelling/edema can all be relieved through various types of massage for pregnant women.
  • The ordinary aches and pains of pregnancy are countered by the release of serotonin, your body’s natural anti-pain chemical, which is stimulated by massage.

Massage can provide you with a better night’s sleep both during pregnancy and afterwards. Regular massage therapy not only helps diminish anxiety and discomfort but boosts relaxation as well. This ultimately can lead to improved sleep patterns.

In addition, the serotonin, endorphins and dopamine released by your body in response to massage provide an extra helping of those natural chemicals. “Massage is very effective at increasing deep sleep,” says Touch Research Institute director Dr. Tiffany Field.

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Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling).

In addition, massage for pregnant women reduces stress on weight-bearing joints, encourages blood and lymph circulation, helps to relax nervous tension — which aids in better sleep — and can help relieve depression or anxiety caused by hormonal changes.

Call me today at 512-413-3248 for your
FREE 30 minute consultation!

75 minute Session
$90

I WISH TO DISCOUNT INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS FOR ACTIVE MILITARY AND PEOPLE OVER THE AGE OF 70.THIS IS MY GIFT TO YOU!!!

I Sharon A. Clark, in my private practice, Life Through Touch, do not diagnose, I do not file insurance. I have the appropriate ICD-9 code forms that you can file with your insurance.

Payment is due at time of service, cash, check, credit, or debit card.There will be a 3% processing fee for credit and debit cards.