Therapeutic Massage is Just as Good For the Unborn

Babies go through a lot during their journey in their mother’s womb before entering the world. It’s often the mission of mothers-to-be to find ways to make their babies more comfortable during that time. Recently, pregnancy massage, or prenatal massage, has significantly grown in popularity because of its ability to bring moms and babies the comfort they need. 

There are numerous benefits of prenatal massage for both the mother and the baby. The first is improved blood circulation. One of the first issues to arise during some pregnancies is reduced circulation and issues with the amount of blood in the mother’s system. Massage therapy can help to move blood through the body and improve circulation so that both mommy and baby get more of the nutrient-rich blood that they need to stay healthy. Massage also works to stimulate the baby, encouraging fetal movement and stretching which can also help your baby with development and motor skills very early on. 

In order to make sure your baby is comfortable and healthy, you have to do the same for yourself. Another benefit of massage therapy is that it can help alleviate pain and discomfort, which are both very common with pregnancy. The spreading of ligaments and the straining of muscles can definitely add to stress levels, and that’s never beneficial for mom or baby. Massage can help reduce inflammation, alleviate pain, and relax muscles which will keep you focused on your health and a smooth pregnancy.

If you are pregnant and looking for a way to relax, do yourself and your baby a favor with a professional prenatal massage at LaVida Massage of Ann Arbor.

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