Stoney Creek Pregnancy Massage and Labour Support
A woman undergoes many physical changes during pregnancy that can lead to physical and emotional stress that can be effectively addressed with therapeutic massage. The weight of a growing baby places significant strain on the back, neck, shoulders, legs and abdominal muscles and many women also struggle with insomnia during pregnancy that only contributes to pregnancy related physical and emotional issues.
Pregnancy Massage Benefits
Gail, the Massage Therapist at Archway To Renewal Natural Therapies, is specially trained to provide professional pre-natal massage as a beneficial method for coping with physical changes and to promote relaxation and reduce anxiety.
- Helps to improve sleep
- Relieves muscle soreness and spasms in lower back, neck, hips and legs
- Reduces stress hormone levels
- Helps to regulate heart rate and blood pressure
- Reduces swelling
- Helps to prepare the body for labor
Helpful Knowledge for Pregnant Women
Clients are carefully positioned with comfortable support pillows in a relaxing environment. Gail and Kylee are happy to provide practical knowledge and professional recommendations on various aspects of personal pre-natal care. Our caring staff is trained to treat and assess pregnancy related symptoms such as discomfort while sleeping and other associated concerns, in conjunction with therapeutic massage therapy treatments and labour support provided by Kylee who is in training to be a certified Doula. Kylee is currently enrolled in the Yoga Birth Method of Canada Doula course. Gentle pre-natal techniques are customized to each individual to ensure comfort and relaxation of our Stoney Creek clientele.
Studies reveal that pre-natal massage helps to improve mood, induce relaxation, decrease depression and reducing swelling during pregnancy. Archway To Renewal Natural Therapies therapists apply treatments and techniques that are adapted to the particular concerns of our Stoney Creek clientele.