How Massage can help with common Pregnancy Discomforts.

Morning sickness, Nausea or vomiting may strike anytime during the day (or night).

Try eating frequent, small meals and avoid greasy foods. Keep crackers or ginger biscuits by your bed to eat before getting up. Reflexology is great as a reflexology point can relieve the feeling of nausea. This point is the solar plexus reflex point that is located on the sole of the left foot.

 

Tiredness. Sometimes tiredness in pregnancy is caused by anemia, so tell your doctor. Get enough rest. Take a daytime nap if possible. Massage can also help with this, Aromatherapy have oils that can help improve sleep. Why not try this: run a warm bubble bath, add the oil and relax. This will increase circulation help relax your whole body but also help with the sleep.

 

Leg cramps. Massage is perfect for this. We can reduce any sort of swelling in legs and do Gentle stretches to reduce those nasty cramps. 

 

Moodiness. Your hormones are on a roller coaster ride during pregnancy. Plus, your life is undergoing a big change. Massage always has a feel good factor about it because it releases Endorphins to make you happy. Massage can improve your mood after just one session.

 

Stuffy nose. This is related to changes in the levels of the female hormone estrogen. You may also have nosebleeds. Essential oils have all kinds of advantages, one of them is that such oils as Eucalyptus and Tea Tree can help get rid of stuffiness and congestion. Dabbing a few drops beneath the eyes, over the forehead and around the nose can work wonders.

 

Other benefits of pregnancy massage include helping the pelvis be ready for the actual process of giving birth as well as helping the baby achieve the proper position for a natural delivery. First time mothers find these to be very helpful. Pregnancy massage have also been proven to decrease recovery time after the birth.