Are you in your third month of pregnancy or beyond and or have you just had a baby?
Our Manual Lymphatic Drainage pregnancy massage is perfect for getting rid of bloating associated with motherhood. If you want a gentle, relaxing massage and you have your doctor’s approval, we are here for you.
This massage features gentle strokes that will help reduce the stress hormones in your body and will help you relax more by relaxing your muscles. This can increase blood flow to keep the lymphatic system working to flush out toxins from the body.
From how many weeks of pregnancy is lymphatic drainage indicated?
First, it is essential that the pregnant woman undergo a medical evaluation before starting treatment. Sessions can be held from the 12th week or according to medical advice.
What are the benefits of Lymphatic Drainage for pregnant women?
- Improves cell nutrition and tissue oxygenation.
- Stimulates venous and lymphatic circulation.
- Reduces fluid retention.
- Decreases the typical swellings of pregnancy.
- Stimulates lactation and desensitization of the breasts, preparing them for breastfeeding.
- Prevents and combats varicose veins and the feeling of tired legs. li>
- Combats cellulite and stretch marks.
- Relieves tension and reduces muscle pain.
Is the baby at risk with Lymphatic Drainage?
No! Lymphatic Drainage activates only the lymphatic and venous system, the region where the baby is is not massaged. Usually, there are two positions in lymphatic drainage for pregnant women: belly up or lying on the side. These are the most common! However, in our clinic, the comfort for the baby and the mother is guaranteed with the use of the pillow suitable for pregnant women. Talk to the massage therapist and choose the most comfortable way for you and your baby.
Does Lymphatic Drainage help reduce stretch marks and cellulite?
Drainage helps a lot in reducing cellulite, however, it is not so indicated for the improvement or prevention of stretch marks.
Cellulite is an inflammation in the cell caused by the accumulation of fat, so it can be reduced or eliminated by Lymphatic Drainage.
Stretch marks, on the other hand, are caused by the rupture of elastic fibers in the skin, requiring acid or laser treatments depending on the stretch mark, which we do not recommend during pregnancy.
After childbirth, how long should you wait to perform Lymphatic Drainage?
It’s important to talk to the obstetrician! Every woman is unique and has her recovery time. Drainage is usually released soon after delivery, but it depends on each case.
Now that you know all the benefits of Lymphatic Drainage in pregnancy, it’s time to book your session and see the results in your own body, during and after pregnancy.
*This treatment is contraindicated in cases of acute infections, heart failure, thrombosis, hypertension and cancer.