Prenatal and Postpartum
Prenatal massage has a variety of health benefits for both mother and her baby. It helps reduce edema, mental and physical fatigue before and after birth. Postpartum massage will help the body and mind adjust to the new life and regular life conditions.
Breast Massage is a combination of lymph drainage and gentle touch, very helpful for mastitis and other women’s health related issues.
Benefits of Natal Care Massage Therapy
Reduction in stress and anxiety, relief of pain in muscles, nerves and joints; management of swelling; easier labor.
Fewer complications during birth and fewer instances of newborn complications, such as low birth weight.
After delivery your body undergoes transitions that can be effectively assisted by postpartum massage, facilitating healing and recovery.
Postpartum massage also helps prevent complications for future pregnancies.
Labor Support Massage & Birth Doula Care:
Price – Contact Simone for a quote. Package includes massages and doula support during labor. Focuses on the mother to be. Free first interview visitation.
What is a Doula?
Doula is a Greek word which means “a woman who serves”. A birth doula is a woman who serves the mother during her prenatal time and child birth.
To learn more about doulas, please enjoy the wonderful documentary offered by DONA International. The documentary features commentary by all of DONA International’s founders and some of our past presidents speaking on the origin and rationale of doula support. Their words are complemented by inspiring visuals of treasured birth and postpartum moments.
60 Minutes – $120
90 Minutes – $160