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Massage following childbirth feels wonderful and helps bring the body back to its pre-pregnancy alignment.

There is not a separate fee structure for pregnancy or postpartum massage.

Pregnancy & Postpartum Massage
N.C. Lic. #8524
The Key Aspects of Pregnancy Massage:
  • Side-lying client positioning, supported with pillows, for comfort and to encourage lymph and blood flow
  • Calming Swedish strokes throughout the massage
  • Gentle stretching to the neck, shoulders, rib cage and lower back
  • Deep tissue work in the hips and gluteal area, depending on client needs and preferences
  • Abdominal massage for relaxation or to address ligament pain, if requested
  • Lymph drainage strokes to the legs to address swelling
  • Techniques to relieve common pregnancy complaints, such as

Massage is an effective way to alleviate many of the discomforts of pregnancy. While generally safe, at your intake I will determine its safety for you. You can also talk with your health care provider.
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Lower back and pelvic pain
  • Swelling and edema
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
Postpartum Massage:
  • Relieves tension from the birth
  • Focuses on neck, shoulder and arm tension due to feeding posture
  • Assists with breast feeding concerns and discomfort
  • Aids in returning the uterus to its normal size
  • Encourages abdominal muscles to return to position