Certain themes are common to nearly every massage during pregnancy. For instance, a woman often has increased need for nurturing. She will benefit from stretching and muscular work that elongates areas shortened and compressing as pregnancy progresses. She will also benefit from attention to postural adaptations to her changing weight as discussed in the online course Physiological & Musculo-Skeletal Changes During Pregnancy (Module II).
This course demonstrates specific bodywork techniques for sidelying and semi-reclining position that support women throughout their pregnancy and which you can practice easily after watching here.
- Office Considerations
- Trimester Considerations
- Massage for the Hands, Arms, Shoulder, Neck, Lateral Hip Rotators, Gluteals
- Massage Techniques for Sidelying Position
- Massage Techniques for Semi-Reclining Position
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