Don’t wait till your last trimester to experience the benefits of massage during your pregnancy.
In my previous blog I talked about making you feel comfortable for a pregnancy massage, here I explain what the benefits are of a pregnancy massage for you and your baby!
The effects of massage are accumulative so by finding a practitioner early on in your pregnancy you can also have the added benefit of building a rapport with your therapist who can then help you through each stage of your magical pregnancy journey. I offer evening appointments so you could always come after work in your first and second trimesters.
So what are the benefits of massage and how can they help you at this time?
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Are you are thinking of having an aromatherapy pregnancy massage, but you’re not entirely sure if it’s going to be a comfortable experience and even how the therapist can massage you effectively if you can’t lie down on your tummy?
I have been treating pregnant women and offering aromatherapy pregnancy massage for over 20 years and have developed a routine that is both effective and comfortable for my pregnant clients.
So the answer is, yes you can!
A pregnant women receiving a pregnancy massage
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October is Menopause Awareness Month and today is Menopause Awareness Day.
One day we won’t need to have an awareness month or day, as everyone will just consider it to be a normal thing….when we talk about something that is not fully understood; when we share our stories; when we can talk about something openly then it becomes normal and accepted.
Why Menopause is not fully understood goes back partly to education, only since the start of the academic year 2020 was the subject of Menopause added to the school curriculum.
Menopause is a natural occurrence for all women, just as puberty is a natural process for all of us! Knowing what is happening to you is vital for your journey through Menopause, it’s not something to be fixed!
There are so many useful sites, Instagram accounts, Facebook pages, that didn’t exist a few years back, where women are sharing their stories and learning why the changes are occurring and what they can to do to support themselves. Understanding something gives you power and control!
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