This is a must for every mom following the delivery. There is a marked 6 weeks recovery phase postpartum in which the body attempts to return to its pre pregnancy state. It is important to support your emotional and physical needs during this period.

Massage will help you achieve these goals and assist you during your healing process, so you will get stronger, and better meet the needs of your newborn. You may schedule your massage as soon as 48 hours post delivery, with your physician’s consent, while your infant is sleeping by your side!

Benefits of post-partum massage:

  • Restores woman’s body to pre-pregnancy condition.
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  • Helps uterus to return to its normal state.
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  • Relieves muscle tensions and stress.
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  • Improves energy level to care for baby.
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  • Receives nurturing touch to help recharge your battery and provide good emotional support.
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  • Promotes structural realignment of the pelvis and spine.
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  • Faster recovery after a vaginal or cesarean birth.
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  • Promotes breast feeding.
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  • Helps prevent scar adhesions from cesarean birth.
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Contraindications and precautions of post-partum massage:

  • Fever.
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  • Excessive swelling in arms or legs.
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  • Unexplained abdominal or other body aches.
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  • Avoid massage after eating.
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  • Infections.
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  • Blood clot.
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  • Scar massage over C-section incision once it is healed (usually about 2 weeks post-partum).
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