Prenatal Massage therapy is the most common alternative, effective therapy recommended during pregnancy.
Swedish massage during pregnancy, especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters, assists in decreasing edema, reducing varicose vein development and its associated pain, promotes increased blood and lymph circulation, and opens capillary beds.
A massage relieves musculoskeletal aches and pains by reducing muscle spasms, cramps, and myofascial pain. Decreased levels of depression, anxiety, leg and back pain, as well as fewer prenatal complications, significantly less pain and difficulty during labor are obvious advantages to massage. In addition, a pregnant woman receives all the benefits of being in a relaxed state.