What is Reflexology?
Is a natural healing art based on the principle that there are reflexes in the feet, hands, face and ears, which correspond to every part, gland, and organ of the body.
Through application of pressure on these reflexes reflexology is generally relaxing and may help to:
How Can Reflexology Benefits?
Reflexology can be used to help restore and maintain the body's natural equilibrium.
Treatment helps to body to normalize itself naturally, without adverse side effects, reflexology can help you to:
Help balance the entire body for self- healing.
Reflexology for Pregnancy and Labor and Baby's.
A reflexologist is able to find these deposits and blockages and break up patterns of stress, restoring balance and relieving tension. Reflexology also can improve a patient’s circulation and elimination of toxins— as well as physical, emotional, and mental changes of pregnancy can be overwhelming for some women
According to the National Center for Complimentary & Alternative Medicine/ Susanne Enzer, author of the Maternity Reflexology Manual, maternity reflexology has been effective in treating the following common ailments many women face during various stages of pregnancy:
When Can the Treatments Begin During Pregnancy?
The first trimester of pregnancy - Much debate circulates around this.
Maternity reflexology can be received from before conception right through to the months following the birth of your baby. Each stage of pregnancy can benefit from the support that reflexology can provide.
Reflexology can be received by both partners as part of their pre-conceptual care, helping to prepare the body for conception and for the months of pregnancy to follow. It can also play a very important part in supporting those who are sub-fertile by helping to ease tension and promote relaxation.
The Benefits Of Maternity Reflexology
Reflexology complements pregnancy by helping the body to adapt to the many changes that it is going through. This helps you to be more relaxed and in good health – a benefit not only for yourself but your baby too, as it helps encourage the optimum conditions for your baby’s development and its environment.
Some of the benefits of maternity reflexology are that it can help to:
* Induce a deep sense of relaxation – very quickly
* Ease stress and anxiety
* Promote feeling more calm, positive and uplifted
* Encourage an improved quality of sleep
* Feel more revitalized
* Ease muscular tension
NOTE: Recommendation special we start after the first trimester of the pregnancy if you are been with risk of any miscarriage