17 Feb Pregnancy Massage Link Love: Is It OK?
I think one of the most pressing questions for all moms-to-be is… is it ok? Is it OK to drink coffee… eat cheese… use essential oils… get a pregnancy massage… get my hair dyed… toes painted… fill up the gas in my car… and on… and on… and on. Cause we all want what’s best for that little person we are helping create inside our own bodies. So, its perfectly natural to wonder is there anything that will relieve this pain in my back while simultaneously wondering will it be safe for Jr?
Is it OK for Pregnant Moms to Get a Massage
By Zahra Motorwala, Team iDiva
Benefits Pregnancy Massages:
There can be nothing better than a massage to soothe a hyperventilating pregnant woman.
“Massages are good especially when women have been stressed with their pregnancy and hormonal changes,” says Dr. Vadeyar.
On the other hand, Dr. Shantala Vadeyar, Consultant obstetrician, Foetal and Maternal Medicine Specialist, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai reveals, “Full body massages are not advised except if done by qualified professionals who have been authorized to carry out such a practice.”
She strictly recommends visiting specialists who have experience with prenatal massages.
“Massaging is a science that needs to be understood. Just like Ayurveda and Acupressure, it deals with specific points in our body that can trigger a certain effect. Taking a massage treatment from an amateur will expose you to more chances of trouble,”explains Dr. Vadeyar
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