Pregnancy is one of the most special moments for a woman, creating life is magical, but, although it seems that the future mother is wrapped in illusion and even a special aura, the reality is that it is a very hard job for the body, this to create life. Therefore, as the pregnancy progresses, the body becomes overloaded, so the massages for pregnant women are the most recommendable help, otherwise all that burden will remain in the woman's body, even after the baby is born.
During pregnancy, as soon as the gut begins to grow, the mother's centre of gravity changes and this implies an overload in the area of the lumbar spine that supports the weight of the growing uterus and its small new inhabitant, this is what invites pregnant women to perform the classic position of holding their kidneys.
In addition to helping to relieve tension and eliminate back and neck contractures, massage also helps to improve blood circulation, which will probably not go through its best stage during pregnancy, will help to deflate the ankles and legs that will accumulate more fluids than normal and may also be more sensitive to ramps and jerks, also with a massage the mother-to-be can feel a general relief of fatigue and discomfort of the pregnancy.
Many expectant mothers believe that a massage can be harmful to their baby, but nothing could be further from the truth. Going to a specialized center where they have the necessary considerations and precautions. In some massage parlours, they may prefer to wait until the first trimester because that is when the pregnancy is considered established, but in any case, it depends on the professional. The reality is that an oriental massage for pregnant women is not that it is safe for the baby or mother. But he's highly recommended.
In the case of pregnant women, the intensity of the massage will always be gentle, being able to massage practically any part of the body. The ideal position to receive the massages while pregnant is on the side or on the back, for the comfort of the pregnant woman, if she is in an early moment and still does not have a gut, they can even be received face down.
During pregnancy, a classic concern of the pregnant woman is what kind of cosmetics may or may not be applied, but for the massages of pregnant women only natural oils are used that do not contain chemicals and do not pose any risk to the baby, such as Sweet Almonds, could even be made without any oil if the mother so desired.
Of all the oriental massages available, Thai Oil and shiatsu massage are the most recommended for expectant mothers. Thai Oil massage is a very relaxing and shiatsu massage tries to pressure certain acupuncture points on the body and is given on cotton clothing.