Magic Of Fingers
We can all
agree that massage feels great, can't we Bellies???.
But did you know
that massage therapy can be profoundly beneficial to the health
and comfort of the expectant mother and to the well being of her
baby on the way?
So why is this
most miraculous and magical time characterized by the "expected"
pains of low back ache, tight hips, sore neck and shoulders,
swollen hands and feet, sciatica, stretch marks, varicose veins
and general Mommy discomfort?
Gentle bodywork from
a pregnancy massage therapist can bring immense relief and allow
the expecting mom to enjoy her pregnancy!
Massage therapy can
be invaluable to the pregnant woman and her baby. It can bring
relief to women while their bodies are literally taking another
shape in order for life to grow.
Some major health
benefits of massage for a pregnant woman are:
it eases the load
on the mother's heart by improving circulation. The
mechanical force on the skin and circulatory system increases
oxygen and nutrition to the fetus.
it can eliminate
low back pain, tight hips and the "expected" pregnancy pains;
these body aches stem from the woman's body expanding in new
ways due to baby's growing demand for room.
it lessens stretch
marks, varicose and spider veins. In addition, skin becomes
more supple, elastic and radiant, massage stimulates the skin
glands and the lymphatic system
when massing the
Belly, soft gentle massage circles allow the abdominal muscles
release tightness, thereby letting the baby have a bigger play
pen of sorts. This takes pressure off the mother's body and
also allows you to nurture the baby with touch.
the sense of touch
is the first to develop and can be detected in the womb as
early as eight weeks. That means that your baby can get a
gentle massage while still in the womb!
is improved, both for mother and baby. When mom is relaxed,
baby relaxes too!
massage can ease
any post-partum blues and is vital in getting your muscles put
back together after being stretched to birth your baby,
natural or caesarean!
It is important
to know that not any old massage therapist will do. A
certified pregnancy massage therapist will know exactly what is
going on with your body and can be a part of your pregnancy
This Belly Scoop was
provided by Magic Fingers herself, Suzy Harbulak, whose work
focuses on providing support for women going through an amazing
transformational experience called "pregnancy."
Suzy has the "magic
touch" so try her today!!
is a licensed pregnancy massage therapist and can be reached at
(323) 788-0908 to set up a massage appointment.
She also has special
LAPregnancy specials and bulk rates!
Check out her
L.Mt, C.Mt is a practicing massage therapist in Los Angeles and
specializes in massage for pregnant and non-pregnant women; she
also offers private instruction on infant massage.