Prenatal Massage

 Photo by Jessica Swan, MSM, LM, CPM  Photo taken at Puget Sound Birth Center (Kirkland, WA)

Photo by Jessica Swan, MSM, LM, CPM

Photo taken at Puget Sound Birth Center (Kirkland, WA)

 
 

let's work together to create length & space in your body

Throughout pregnancy, the body undergoes a variety of physiological changes that are necessary for the healthy development of the baby and preparation for birth. These changes can create discomfort or strain.

massage has been shown to:

  • Reduce stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Decrease nausea and improve sleep
  • Improve immune system function
  • Decrease strain on joints and muscles
  • Increase sense of well-being and reduce stress and fears surrounding birth
  • Reduce swelling, muscle spasms and soft tissue pain
  • Decrease obstetrical complications
  • Improve birth outcomes and bonding
  • Improve lactation and balance hormones
  • Connect mother and baby with abdominal massage

*Chelsey offers massage in-office in Kirkland as well as provides home-visits to families in the greater Seattle area, Eastside, and South Snohomish county.