Pregnancy Massage is well known to be beneficial in pregnancy and may be used to ease many common symptoms, such as edema, carpel tunnel syndrome, digestive problems and back pain.
It can also provide emotional support through physical touch in a safe space, to relieve anxiety, promote relaxation and better quality sleep, at a time which may be exciting, but can also challenging or difficult and raise unexpected concerns.
With appropriate consultation Kerry can safely massage you throughout your pregnancy, and adapt to your changing needs. Side-lying or seated positions mean massage can continue up to term and beyond.
Massage is a very safe therapy for pregnant women, and can help relieve symptoms at a time when medication may be inadvisable. It can also help alleviate symptoms during the post-partum period.
If you were receiving massage before pregnancy for other conditions you may want to continue this with someone who is qualified to treat you during pregnancy too
Massage is contra-indicated with a few pregnancy conditions, such as placental dysfunction.
With certain other medical conditions of pregnancy it may well be possible with the consent of your doctor or midwife.