What is it?
Maternity Reflexology is a branch of reflexology aimed specifically at women during pre-conception, pregnancy, labour and the post-natal period.
During your pregnancy, your body will go through significant changes ; these changes will affect the emotional, hormonal and physiological balance of your body. Reflexology can help to alleviate or prevent discomfort arising from this imbalance and restore the body’s equilibrium.
What are the benefits?
- Improves general relaxation
- Relieves stress and anxiety
- Increases energy levels
- Reduces heartburn
- Relieves backache and sciatica
- Helps with the morning sickness
- Reduces oedema (swelling, mainly of feet and ankles)
- Relieves constipation
- Improves sleep
Why choose Maternity Reflexology?
Maternity Reflexology can help to restore balance during this time of hormonal, emotional and physical change in the body.
What happens during a treatment?
Before the first session, a detailed consultation and medical history is taken. Then, you will lie on a couch with your footwear removed.
Reflexology is safe and effective during pregnancy. However, if you suspect any problems in your pregnancy, it is important to contact your doctor or midwife.