PREGNANCY & POSTNATAL ACUPRESSURE

Donna is a qualified massage therapist working professionally with massage for 25 years. With her combined knowledge in midwifery Donna is able to give you the relief and benefits massage can bring you in pregnancy leaving you feeling relaxed and invigorated.

 

Acupressure brings about a general sense of unwinding in the body and reduces muscle tension. It assists general health and immune function and reduces the effects of stress, anxiety and trauma. Pressure may be lighter or deeper, depending on the receiver, and may be general or more focused on particular muscle groups.

Pregnancy massage allows women to tune into the changes occuring and connect with her baby

  • encourages sleep and rest
  • gives feeling of well-being
  • reduces anxiety and fear
  • helps recovery from birth
  • alleviates postnatal depression/ distress

 

Pregnancy places strong demands on a woman's body and is a time for the body to be nurtured and pampered. Pregnancy massage not only relieves the tensions and aches caused by the extra weight and shift in the centre of gravity to the body, but it reduces swelling, soothes the nervous system, acts as a tonic, reducing fatigue, and enhances energy.

By addressing specific muscles and muscle groups, this results in reducing stress and tension in women, refreshing and invigorating the body and calming the emotions and the mind.

Research studies show that touch is essential for health and wellbeing.

Other benefits include:

  • Increased awareness of body-mind connection
  • Reduces pain, swelling and muscle spasms and ppreg-postnatalrovides greater joint flexibility and range of motion.
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Improves circulation and lymph drainage
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Helps relieve tension headaches
  • Enhances the health and nourishment of skin
  • Improves posture,
  • Fosters peace of mind, relieving mental stress and tension

 

If you wish to discuss with Donna give her a call now on 021439464 and a call will be returned to you within 24 hrs or alternately send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.