Massage therapy can help you cope with both the physical and mental changes you go through after having you baby.
can help you handle the physical demands of caring for a newborn
reduces tension that can interfere with milk letdown if you are nursing
is something just for you, when so much of your time is spent taking care of your new baby
What to expect during a Postpartum Massage
After you have had your baby you can once again enjoy a massage laying on your stomach. Extra pillows can be placed to support your abdomen, hips and to take pressure off your bust. It is a good idea to nurse your baby before coming for your appointment. Not only will this allow you time to relax, it will also help to decrease the sensitivity or pain caused by pressure on an engorged bust. If you feel more comfortable you are always welcome to bring your baby in their car seat, although most mom's benefit from small breaks from caring for their baby. Most important, Relax and Enjoy while someone takes care of you!