There has always been much debate about ‘what is the best position’ to receive a pregnancy massage. There are mums that love lying face down and other mums that say ‘it just doesn’t feel right’. Looking back through history, mums have always had their bellies oiled, decorated and worshiped.
From the literature, these mums received their massage either lying on their side or sitting upright, supported behind their backs with cushions or pillows. Pregnancy massage tables, and pillows with cut outs etc are a recent addition within the massage modality and can further strain posterior structures and the already hard working uterine ligaments.
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“If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy”…..
While massaging a pregnant mum the other day it struck me how lucky I was to have such a beautiful job. To place my hands on a mothers belly while she is carrying a child is truly a sacred act…
So why have a massage when you are pregnant?…of course first and foremost… it feels great (and unlike most things that are pleasurable, its moral, its not fattening, and its perfectly legal!)