Pregnancy massage is also called antenatal massage. In the few months after delivery is called postnatal massage. A pregnancy massage typically lasts an hour.
Using pillows called bolsters to position a woman comfortably on her side. Lying on your side is often the most comfortable position. The massage can include anything from a full body Swedish massage to light massage work that include other modalities such as circulatory work, like reflexology.
Pregnancy Massage Treatment Price
Pregnancy Massage (60 mins) – £40
- Lowered anxiety
- Decreased back and leg pain
- Improved sleep
- Decreased levels of the stress hormone norepinephrine
- Increased levels of the “feel-good” hormones serotonin and dopamine
- Decreased levels of cortisol, an indicator of stress