SAFE THROUGHOUT PREGNANCY
A PREGNANCY REMEDIAL MASSAGE PROVIDES COMFORT AND RESTORATIVE SUPPORT TO HELP ALLEVIATE SOME OF THE STRAINS THAT PREGNANCY CAN PLACE ON THE BODY.
There are many physiological, structural, and emotional changes occurring daily when you are pregnant. From growing pains, weight gain, hormonal changes and an increasing dropping of the pelvis. Remedial massage therapy may help to provide significant relief.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The duration of a Pregnancy Massage at InTouch Health Co is one hour.
Treatment is provided while the client is side-lying for maximum comfort. Towels and pillows are specifically positioned to provide support to the body. Soft sarongs are also used for coverage to further increase comfort. All transitions are made slowly and are supported to your specific needs while respecting your privacy.
The cost of a one hour Remedial Pregnancy Massage is $120. On the spot, health fund rebates are available.*
*Rebates are dependant on your health fund provider and level of cover.
BENEFITS OF PREGNANCY MASSAGE
Increased circulation helps transport oxygen and nutrients to cells including those of your developing baby. It can also help reduce changes that can cause various veins forming.
Maintains muscular health and function. Keeping the muscles around the lungs and thoracic cage supple will help to keep the lungs expanding therefor providing plenty of nourishing oxygen to both the baby and yourself.
Massage works effectively on the nervous system to induce a sense of calm. This can help you sleep better and help your baby grow healthier.
Improves skin elasticity and increases flexibility and tone which can in turn ease cramping and reduce stress on weight bearing joints.
Eases lower back pain associated with pregnancy by addressing the lumbosacral tilt that occurs.
endocrine system and the associated glands, which then helps to stabilise and reduce stress hormones to the baby.
Regular massage throughout pregnancy can help relieve tense shoulders, chest and back and also prepare for the breastfeeding stage.