Prenatal Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Prenatal Lymphatic Drainage is a lymphatic massage designed to pamper the expecting mother. When the mother receives manual lymphatic drainage massage experience, there are many benefits. First, relaxation is reached, levels of stress caused by frequent hormonal changes at this stage so beautiful decline significantly after each session of lymphatic drainage or lymphatic massage as it is also known, it is why the pregnant mother’s sleep function improves, resulting in a more pleasant and deep sleep.
Another important benefit experienced by the mother is when receiving prenatal lymphatic drainage massage, or lymphatic edema is the result of decreased fluid retention and weight gain. By reducing the retained liquid accumulated in the lower limb joints and lower back, stress relief is experienced.
The prenatal lymphatic drainage helps blood circulation that is affected by the weight of the fetus. To improve blood circulation, blood travels through the oxygenated body of the pregnant woman which boosts the immune system, naturally protecting against diseases.
Prenatal lymphatic drainage or lymphatic massage should be applied considering some security measures that the masseur should know.
Prenatal Manual lymphatic massage can last from 40 to 60 minutes and should be provided after the first three months of pregnancy until the moment of birth.
Prenatal Lymphatic Drainage, Main benefits
- Improves digestion of food
- Decreased mental fatigue
- Improves in the quality of the skin
- Relieves joint pain
- Enhances dream activity
- Reduces pain in the lower back