Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular massage – to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. But it’s also tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists who are trained in prenatal massage adjust their techniques accordingly.
Our trained prenatal massage therapists know where a pregnant woman’s sore spots are likely to be and may be able to provide some relief. Likewise. they also know which areas and techniques to avoid. Still, it’s important to communicate with your therapist and tell them where you need attention. Let them know right away if anything during the massage – including your positioning – is causing you any discomfort.