Pregnancy is a time of excitement, but sometimes hormonal changes and weight gain can cause discomfort and pregnancy reflexology can help give you time to enjoy your growing baby as well as help with some of the pregnancy-related problems such as:-
- Nausea and morning sickness (link to my pregnancy massage site)
- Heartburn and acid reflux
- Emotional disturbances and mood swings
- Back ache
- Anxiety and stress
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Regular maternity reflexology sessions pregnancy-related you throughout your pregnancy, encouraging your mind and body to remain in balance, easing minor ailments, aches and pains.
Maternity reflexology treatments in the very late stages of pregnancy will help you to become deeply relaxed and during the last few weeks of your pregnancy I use powerful techniques to help promote labour and encourage the birthing process to start.
Priming for Labour
To get the maximum effect of “priming for labour“, I recommend that you schedule an appointment 2 or 3 days prior to your due, on you due date, and then again 2 or 3 days post you due date.
Testimonial: Having previously had reflexology I can hands down say that Paula was the best. Absolutely fantastic, and despite being convinced that I was going overdue (again) contractions started on my due date soon after my more vigorous session. Great for relaxing as well as helping things along and cannot recommend highly enough. – Rowan Davie
Post-Natal (Puerperium) Reflexology
Receiving post-natal reflexology following the birth of your baby is invaluable for balancing, harmonising and enhancing physical and emotional well-being.
Even if you had a straightforward, uneventful birthing experience, your entire system will appreciate being balanced back to a non-pregnant state, and of course after all the hard work you deserve a post-natal reflexology session!
Regular sessions at this time can be beneficial to:
- Nurture the mother, giving you time to relax
- Ease pain and discomfort
- Reduce the incidence of post-natal depression
- Aid in healing
- Ease constipation
- Stimulate lactation
- Induce sleep
Maternity reflexology is a wonderful complementary health support but is not a substitute for medical and obstetric care, if you have any concerns please do seek medical advice.
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