Solace Wellness Centre

Pregnancy & Postnatal Masssage

During pregnancy, your body will go through significant transformation. Prenatal Massage Therapy is a wonderful way to cope with the adjustments your body goes through and helps ease discomfort.

Registered Massage Therapy during pregnancy brings about a sense of well being through relaxation and in fact, has many scientifically proven physiological benefits! During pregnancy, your body will go through significant transformation. Prenatal Massage Therapy is a wonderful way to cope with the adjustments your body goes through and helps ease  discomfort. 

How prenatal massage can help:

STUDIES AND RESEARCH SUPPORTS MASSAGE THERAPY FOR PREGNANCY.

Here are some of the benefits:

  • Diminished stress hormones in the body
  • Helps regulate mood swings
  • Reduces anxiety and encourages relaxation
  • Helps to relieve stress on the lower back, pelvis, and ankles
  • Improves blood and lymph circulation
    Reduces swelling and improves babyʼs oxygen supply
  • Relaxes muscle knots that cause cramping, tightening, and stiffness
  • Improves muscle and skin tone
  • Assists to promote better sleep patterns
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Our Therapists

Our therapists are professionally trained in Prenatal Massage Therapy. They understand the needs of a pregnant body, what techniques to use and how to safely massage to alleviate some of your discomfort. They recognize the importance of positioning the body during a pregnancy massage not only for comfort, but also for you and your babyʼs well- being.

What to Expect

Our Registered Massage Therapists (RMT’s) grow with you! We recognize that your changing body will need different support through out your pregnancy. Our Registered Massage Therapists (RMT’s) are happy to offer the following options to keep you comfortable during treatments.

Prenatal Massage Table: this specialized massage table allows a pregnant woman to lie comfortably and safely on her stomach during any trimester of pregnancy.

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Prenatal Body Cushion System:

this pregnancy cushion is designed to contour a growing pregnant belly. Woman can lie with her stomach supported or side lying. The cushion’s sling comfortably supports the belly at any stage of pregnancy.

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Full Body Pillow:

This long pillow supports women in a side lying position.

Really great pregnancy massage! Amazing table for pregnant woman so you can lie on your front! Can’t wait to go back. Thank you.
-Charlotte

Postnatal massage will re-energize you as a new mother. Post natal massage therapy supports the body in regaining its pre-pregnancy condition.

The simple act of stretching out your body and relaxing the back muscles can alleviate much of the postural strain that has developed over pregnancy.

Additional Benefits of Postnatal Massage:

  • A special time for mom to reconnect with her body in a supportive environment
  • Alleviate muscle soreness from labour, delivery and infant care
  • Increase circulation to promote healing
  • Increase body awareness with new routines (nursing, carrying, lifting and twisting)

Post Caesarean Scar Realignment:

A  hands on way to decrease pain, numbness, thickening and puckering of the C-section scar and to encourage healing of scar tissue, proper alignment and overall functionality.

Our Therapists

Our therapists are professionally trained in Postnatal Massage Therapy. They understand the needs of a mother’s body, what techniques to use and how to safely massage to alleviate some of your soreness. They recognize the importance of positioning the body during a postnatal massage not only for comfort, but also for your well- being.

We're Flexible

Some mother’s prefer to sit and breastfeed during an upper body or foot treatment. Other like to rock their newborn in their car seat on the floor while mom lies on the massage table. Some mothers come in on their own. We are open to whatever suits you and your baby’s needs.

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