Prenatal Massage Tampa
Pregnancy causes many changes in your body, some of which can create considerable discomfort. Carrying a baby adds strain to your back, neck, and abdomen. Additionally, it can be stressful preparing for your new arrival. Tampa boasts many different ways to relax. However, a prenatal massage combines the relaxation of a massage with relief from the physical discomforts of pregnancy. What is a Prenatal Massage? A prenatal massage is similar to a regular massage, but careful consideration is taken to ensure you are comfortable and safely positioned. Some massage therapists have special pillows that enable you to lay face down on the table, whereas others will massage you while you lay on your back or side while supported by cushions. Prenatal massage can be used to relieve discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as back pain, stress, fatigue, headaches, and swelling. The therapist can address specific aches or symptoms you are experiencing. He or she will use various techniques, such as those used in Swedish massage, during the session to promote relaxation and help your body release tension. Benefits of Prenatal Massage Addresses aches in your back, neck, shoulders, and abdomen Lowers risk of pre-term birth and low birth weight Improves sleep Can help relieve anxiety and depression Improves circulation Reduces swelling Helps relieve headaches Lowers stress Stimulates immune system Customized to your needs When is it Safe to Get a Prenatal Massage? You can receive a prenatal massage during your first, second, or third trimesters. It is best to check with your doctor or midwife before scheduling an appointment, especially if your pregnancy is considered high-risk. How Much Does It Cost? Prenatal massages average $75 in the Tampa area. How to Book a Prenatal Massage in Tampa Check out the listings above to find the best Prenatal Massages in the Tampa area, or download the free Booksy app to explore your options on the go.