Are you having a baby? This can be one of the most exciting times in your life. If you are feeling the discomfort associated with pregnancy, turn to massage. At Therapeutic Medical Massage, Aruna specializes in the Nurturing the Mother massage and regularly performs pregnancy massage for people who are pregnant. If you are having a baby and looking for a massage, see what Aruna at Therapeutic Medical Massage can do for you.

Pre-Pregnancy Massage

Before you get pregnant, you can benefit from a pre-pregnancy massage. This massage uses specialized strokes to help your body prepare for pregnancy. Whether you are trying to get pregnant naturally or through IVF, this massage can benefit you while also preparing your body for some of the upcoming changes it will deal with. You will want to let Aruna know the reason for your massage appointment so she can make sure she tailors your session to what your body needs.

Pregnancy Massage

Once you are pregnant, you can still receive a massage. A massage while you are pregnant can help your body relax and relieve some of the discomfort you may feel as your pregnancy progresses. Each time you come in for a massage appointment, you will talk with Aruna about what your body currently feels. This helps Aruna tailor your appointment to your needs. So, whether you have back pain one session but have to deal with swelling in another, Aruna will work with you during your session to make sure your needs are met.

Post-Partum Massage

Once you have had your baby, you can still benefit from a massage at Therapeutic Medical Massage. Aruna offers post-partum massages as well. Having a post-partum massage can help reduce stress levels associated with being a new mom. The different touches and strokes during the massage will help to keep hormone levels in line while reducing cortisol, the hormone that causes stress. Additionally, a massage can help with dopamine and serotonin levels, which can help reduce depression following childbirth. Everything done during the post-partum massage is designed to help ease the transition into motherhood following having a baby.

Scheduling Massage Appointments

Overall, the frequency of your massage appointments depends on what stage you are in of your pregnancy. Once you have reached your second and third trimester, you can have a 30 minute massage twice a week. This will help with relieving any discomfort you may feel, such as back pain, swelling, and general aches and pains. Once you have had your baby, you can schedule your post-partum massage based on your comfort level. Before your appointment, you will speak with Aruna and go over your current comfort level and anywhere you would like her to pay attention to or avoid.

If you are pregnant and want to relax, a pregnancy massage from Therapeutic Medical Massage can help. Aruna will work with you from beginning to end when it comes to your pregnancy, including before you are pregnant and after you have had your baby. For more information or to schedule your pregnancy massage, contact Therapeutic Medical Massage today.