Postpartum massage should occur withing the first 12 weeks of giving birth. Massage helps balance hormones by helping control baby blues which if left unattended can result in postpartum depression. Sleep deprivation affects your mood, energy and attitude. The best power naps are usually taken on the massage table, specially with a 90 minute session. Other benefits of postpartum massage include, pain relieve in back and neck due to labor and breastfeeding, respectively. Since during pregnancy, body fluids increase by 50%, its important to work on swelling reduction post baby. Last but not least, massage relaxes muscles, increases circulation, and lowers stress, bringing both physical and emotional relief. Whether is a Swedish or a therapeutic session, help your body heal and recovering during the 4th trimester with a postpartum massage.
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