The Postpartum massage can be offered any time after labor for a vaginal delivery, or 24 hours after a cesarean section.  It really helps to speed the recovery process, as well as assist in the bonding process by circulating hormones and allowing mom to relax.  The increase of circulation and hormones also helps to bring in the breast milk for moms who are wanting to breastfeed.  The benefits are many and also include:

  • Helps to speed the healing process 
  • Increases overall circulation
  • Helps to circulate hormones (which aids in Maternal Bonding and healthy lactation)                  
  • Reduces stress hormones
  • Reduces feelings of postpartum depression
  • Relieves muscle pain/soreness
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Helps to reduce fluid retention (swelling)
  • Helps the body rid of built up toxins
  • Improves sleep
  • Provides structural rebalancing
  • Eases uterine cramping
  • Improves digestion

 

Timeout for Massage, Therapeutic/Medical Massage
Lorelei Vaughan, LMT, CIMI, CCPST

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Fort Smith, AR 72900
(479) 650-4304
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