Prenatal massage is a massage treatment to help alleviate pain and tension which is caused by the pregnancy. According to the American Pregnancy Association, it can help reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health.
Extra cushioning is provided so that she will feel as comfortable as possible. And for the majority of the session, the client lies on her side. Some women also like to have their stomachs treated. So the last few minutes of the treatment can be spent on this area as well as her head and neck.