What you need to know
Why massage during pregnancy and labour?
By massaging in pregnancy and labour, partners can give active physical and emotional support.
Massage during pregnancy is amazingly beneficial. It can:
- make the pregnancy and labour experience more comfortable, giving the mother confidence
- reduce the level of pain relief needed and relaxation can help shorten your labour.
- benefit your baby’s growth and development
- reduce the chance of both the mother and father getting antenatal depression
Read the case study on pregnancy and labour massage.
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Hand and arm Massage for relaxation
Due Date Pregnancy and Labour can also be used to do a relaxing hand and arm massage check out our blog here.