Pregnancy Massage for Women, Dahanu
purpose of a Pregnancy massage is to
create a sense of wellbeing and peace in both the
mother and child by improving blood circulation and
bringing relaxation to the aches and pains that
appear during pregnancy.
duration of the pregnancy massage,
your body will be positioned on your side and
supported appropriately with the help of pillows and
cushions to provide protection and comfort for you
and your baby.
No deep tissue work is done, just relaxing
strokes. Pressure to the abdomen or hips is avoided.
The abdomen region is not ignored; in fact both the
mother and baby enjoy gentle strokes in this region.
No pressure is given on the heel bone or ankle as
this is a point directly related to your uterus and
can trigger premature birth especially in the 3rd
The legs which are now bearing a lot of load are
massaged very thoroughly to provide relaxation and
facilitate deep sleep. Avoid very deep strokes on
the thigh as pregnant women are prone to blood clots
in this area.
is recommended only after the second trimester.
Always consult your gynecologist before receiving
a pregnancy massage.
The Doctor may also
recommend some areas and the
techniques that need to be avoided. In cases where
your gynecologist asks you to avoid massage for the
lower back and abdominal area, just your face,
hands, arms, and feet will be worked on for
Always remember not to experience pain during a
pregnancy massage. If so, right away inform the
massage therapist about the pain.
Avoid pre-natal massage if you are suffering from
diabetes or high blood pressure.
Benefits of receiving massage during pregnancy...
the headaches, backaches, neck and shoulder
aches that transpire due to the change in
posture and balance and the resulting tension in
the muscles as your body grows.
Pregnancy massage also reduces the pain in
the pelvic or hip region and fatigue. It also
improves the functioning of your digestive
Reduces the possibility of stretch marks by
improving the skin elasticity.
Reduces swelling in the hands and lower
It provides relaxation to the body and mind
as well as facilitates deep breathing and
balances your hormone levels by decreasing
freelance out of my residence in Masoli, Dahanu. The
room is beautifully set up for massage and opens out
into a delightful terrace surrounded by trees.
I share my
home with 5 dogs and 3 cats so it is important that
you are relaxed around animals! The massage space is
session: Rs. 800
Something that really helped me through my pregnancy and labour
was a ten
day vipassana course. As a mother of a beautiful
baby boy, I now write children’s books.
Please read my thoughts on
Pregnancy, Labour, Childbirth and Parenting,
I hope it helps and gives you things to think about
and research more about!