Pre- natal care massage
Expectant mothers in their second and third trimesters can enjoy all the benefits of massage of this tailored treatment using nourishing massage oil strategic contour pillow placement to promote comfort and ease. Pregnancy is a wonderful time of beauty and growth. It is also a time when the body undergoes many painful and stressful changes, and one of the best ways to relieve stress and ease pain is through a Prenatal Massage Session from Ojas Spa. Massage has been used for thousands of years to relieve stress, relax the muscles, and improve general health - and that remains true during pregnancy. While the essential benefits of massage therapy remain the same, prenatal massage requires different techniques to insure the safety of both the mother and the baby.
Benefits of Prenatal Massage
Numerous studies including one from the University of Miami School of Medicine have identified the benefits of Prenatal Massage as follows; "lowered anxiety, decreased back & leg pain, improved sleep, decreased levels of the stress hormone norepinephrine, increased levels of serotonin and dopamine, decreased levels of cortisol (a stress indicator common in depressed pregnant patients), and an overall improvement in mood."