Maternity Reflexology is a natural and comfortable therapy that aims to support women at every stage of pregnancy, during labour and even post-partum. It can be used safely throughout all three trimesters and brings a general state of well-being by reducing tension and anxiety.
Pregnancy and childbirth is a very special time for mothers-to-be but it can be also a very stressful time because of many physical and emotional effect of hormonal changes. More and more women are seeking support from reflexology to help them to manage the most common conditions such as nausea, backache, digestive problems, fears, anxiety, tension, sleeplessness but even for give themselves a relaxing time to focus on themselves and their baby.
Several research studies showed the great benefits of reflexology in pregnancy:
- encourages deep relaxation
- improves quality of sleep
- reduces anxiety
- relieves constipation, swollen legs and ankles
- helps combat tiredness and fatigue
- relieves muscle aches and pains