Category: Pregnany

Jan 12

Massage and Yoga Beneficial for Pregnant Women in Reducing Depression

Massage therapy for pregnancy and labor is not new. Many cultures throughout the world have traditionally incorporated massage into the birthing process. Benefits of Pregnancy Massage Therapy:  Decreases depression Alleviates anxiety Lowers leg and back pain Cortisol (stress hormone) levels decrease so excessive fetal activity also decreases Lowers rate of prematurity and low birth weight Decreases …

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May 13

Back Massage for Pregnant women

One of the most common and beneficial parts of the body for massage is the back, since the nerves run through the spine. There are several types of massage therapy that are used for the back and these are Swedish massage, deep tissues massage and hot stone massage. These can be used separately or can …

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Nov 26

Pain and Anxiety during Birthing Process is decreased with Massage Therapy

Pregnancy is a wonderful and exciting time in a woman’s life. During pregnancy, the woman undergoes many physiological changes, which are entirely normal, including cardiovascular, hematologic, metabolic, renal and respiratory changes that become very important in the event of complications. The body must change its physiological and homeostatic mechanisms in pregnancy to ensure the fetus …

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