Being pregnant also means having a heavy belly, sore back, and being emotionally unstable. Many women are wondering how to relieve these physical and mental stress. Fortunately, massage can do the job!
Experiments have shown that massage provides a lot of benefits, which include better sleep, improve relaxation, and a sense of wellness. Remember not all massage is good for pregnant because there are certain techniques and trigger points in the body that can cause contractions and premature labor. Seek experts is very vital, a specialized certification for prenatal massage who practice advanced techniques for pregnant women.
So make sure before you schedule a massage, talk to your doctor and follow the specific guidelines not just only to protect you but also your baby.
Here are the benefits of massage to pregnant
Some studies only focused on massage during pregnancy and it is shown that massage does have multiple positive effects which include:
Decrease leg and back pain
During pregnancy, natural posture changes are caused by challenges to the musculoskeletal system, especially in the lower body in which massage is a good way to relieve pain.
Controlling your anxiety during pregnancy through massage can help minimize it and can make this wild time in your life easier to manage.
Studies show that massage boost endorphins and oxytocin, which are perfect for relieving stress caused by hormonal changes in a pregnant woman's body.
Women usually don't get enough sleep during this deficiency can cause pregnancy complications like high blood pressure. Massage promotes longer and quality sleep.
That's not all massage is also beneficial after pregnancy
Research shows that massage can help you bounce back after pregnancy by helping you to lose weight and by aiding skin regeneration. Massage improves your skin's elasticity and also increases blood circulation which allows for replenishing the nutrients in your skin. The heat from massage friction opens the pores and allows your skin to breathe in which makes the stretch marks from pregnancy heal faster and easier. As the cells regenerate you can notice the skin tone improve and your stretch marks reduce.
Feel better, Move better, Be better.