Prenatal massage: Help for your pregnancy aches and pains

What is prenatal massage?

Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular massage ­– to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. But it’s also tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists who are trained in prenatal massage adjust their techniques accordingly.

How do you lie on the table?

Most women find it uncomfortable to lie facedown right from the start of pregnancy because of their tender, swollen breasts. And you can’t lie facedown on a traditional massage table once your belly […]