Category Archives: Pre-Natal Massage

Postpartum Massage, Progesterone, and Oxytocin, the “Cuddle Hormone”: Hugs, The Missing Link to Rapid and Comfortable Recovery After Delivery

Pregnancy is truly a special time in a woman’s life, and any woman who’s been pregnant will tell you that the experience, subjectively, feels different somehow. If you thought that this was, perhaps, just romanticizing your past in retrospect, or … Continue reading

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Pregnant Women’s Massage: Why Everything You Thought You Knew Is Wrong

Practically everyone in North America today knows who Oprah is.  And New Jersey’s own Dr. Oz.  “How exactly is this relevant?”, you’re surely wondering aloud by now. With the introduction of these familiar household names, we associate yoga, alternative medicine, … Continue reading

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Post-natal Massage: Helping to Restore Your Flatter Tummy

Most women who have had their first child are very disappointed at the (lack of)  speed with which their stomach returns to ‘normal’.  In a normal situation, the stomach starts to flatten  after a couple of weeks, and becomes practically … Continue reading

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