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Benefits of Maternity Massages for Mother and Unborn Baby

        Health | Spa Health

Just like regular massage, the goal of pregnancy massage is to ease your aches and pains, calm your racing mind and give you a deep sense of relaxation from head to toe.
Just like regular massage, the goal of pregnancy massage is to ease your aches and pains, calm your racing mind and give you a deep sense of relaxation from head to toe.
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Pregnancy can be a strange time. At any given moment, you may find yourself feeling amazed at the fact that you're, like, creating a new human, only to be freaked out 10 seconds later that your body is stretching beyond recognition in its quest to accommodate that miraculous little being. Your mind races at all hours with concerns that you didn't even know existed six months ago. As your pregnancy progresses, your newfound mental unrest is accompanied by random aches and pains brought on by such strenuous activities as sitting or standing, and you're waking up 17 times a night to complete an elaborate series of maneuvers once known simply as "turning over."

Sound familiar? You, my friend, are in dire need of a pregnancy massage.


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