The health benefits of massage during pregnancy

Updated: Jul 8, 2021

Is massage safe for pregnant women? The short answer is: Yes!

The research that does exist on prenatal massages leads us to some very promising conclusions. Undergoing regular massages during a pregnancy can:

  • Reduce stress hormones

  • Relax and loosen your muscles

  • Increase blood flow

  • Strengthen the lymphatic system

  • Improve moods

  • Lower anxiety

  • Help you sleep better

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See a doctor before massage if:

  • You are at high risk of miscarriage

  • You have a high-risk pregnancy (such as due to pre-eclampsia or high blood pressure)

  • You have a blood clot, for example DVT

  • You have abdominal pain or bleeding

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