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Ans.    Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular massage - to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. We offer therapists who are specially trained in prenatal massage according to their techniques.

 

Ans.   Most women find it uncomfortable lie face down right from the start of pregnancy because of their tender, swollen breast and you can't lie face down on a traditional massage table once your belly has started to grow. On the other hand, it's not a good idea to lie flat on your back either, particularly once you're past mid-pregnancy, because the weight of your uterus puts too much pressure on the vein that returns blood from your legs to your heart.


For these reasons, we use a special table with pillows to accommodate your belly, and often your breasts as well, so you can lie face down.

Ans.   The therapeutic benefits of massage for pregnant women haven't been studied very much. In any case, massage may decrease stress and promote relaxation, helping you cope with discomfort even if it doesn't specifically alleviate or prevent it. Carrying a baby inside you changes your center of gravity and puts a lot of stress on your back, neck, abdominal muscles, and shoulders.


Pregnancy also stretches your ligaments, so that your pelvic joints are less stable, and changes your posture, pulling your pelvis forward. Add to that the extra weight you're carrying and you may find you've got an aching lower back.


We know where a pregnant woman's sore spots are likely to be and may be able to provide some relief. We also know which areas and techniques to be avoid.

Ans.   If a professional massage is too dear for your budget and your insurance doesn't cover it, ask your partner to give you a hand. Your mate may not be professionally trained, but a loving touch may offer the comfort you need.

We recommend having massage with specially trained therapist at least once a month. It will more helpful and beneficial to you and your coming child as well. To book an appointment, Contact Us

Ans.   There are a few situations in which massage may be risky. For example, you'll need to avoid massage in an area where you have a blood clot or a bone fracture.


You'd also want to avoid massage on any area where you have a skin injury or condition that could be aggravated by rubbing, including burns, open wounds, skin infections, or eczema. Finally, some people may have allergic reactions to oils used by massage therapists.


If you have any questions about whether a massage would be appropriate, Contact Us.


By the way, steer clear of hot tubs, saunas, and treatments such as hot wraps. These can make you overheat, which can cause problems for you and your baby.


Be aware that some massage therapists want clearance from your doctor or midwife before treating you, so ask ahead of time.

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Baby massage is gentle, rhythmic stroking of your baby's body with your hands. You can use oils or a moisturizer to help your hands to glide smoothly over your baby's skin. As a part of your massage routine, you can gently manipulate your baby's joints-ankles, wrists and fingers. You can talk or sing to your baby while you are massaging, which may make it more reassuring for your baby.
The soothing strokes of your hands stimulate the production of the feel-good hormone oxytocin in you, your baby and even your partner, if he's watching. Oxytocin is the hormone that gives you warmth and loving feeling.
Ans.    There are lots of ways baby massage can benefit not just your baby, but you and your partner as well. Massage may help your baby to:
  • Develop your child physically, mentally, emotionally and socially
  • Stay relaxed and not get upset
  • Improve silent at sleep.


One study found that massage in the early days could help newborns to recover from jaundice more quickly.

You may find that giving your baby a massage lifts your mood and helps you to feel more empowered as a parent. The time you set aside for a massage can be your special time together. As you massage your baby, it comes naturally to chat to her and have plenty of eye contact with her.

Baby massage can be great for dads, too. Some dads may miss out on a lot of the hands-on care of their babies, especially if they are at work and their baby is breastfed.

A regular massage with dad can become a routine, perhaps at bedtime, that helps to bring your baby and partner closer together. It can also help your partner if he is feeling stressed.
Ans.    Yes.Massage may be particularly good for premature babies in special care, resulting in:
  • Improved weight gain: particularly if an Ayurvedic medicated oils are used. Massage stimulates a key nerve, called the vagus nerve, which connects the brain with important parts of the body, including the stomach. Stimulating this nerve can improve digestion and bowel movement, helping your baby to gain weight.
  • A more stable heart rate: Massage improves the parts of the nervous system that regulate our organs. So massage can help to keep your premature baby's heart rate steady.
  • More stable brain activity: Premature babies who are massaged tend to have brain activity that develops at a normal level. Premature babies who are not massaged have shown a decrease in brain activity development.
  • Calmer response to stress and pain.

These benefits may contribute to the finding that massaged premature babies tend to be well enough quick recovery and get stable health.
Ans.    Try to pick a time when your baby is between feeds. Then she won't be too hungry or too full. It's also best not to start just before her nap. A good time to massage your baby is when she is awake, but settled. If your baby is quietly alert and interested in her environment, it means she'll be ready to interact with you.

If your baby is sleeping and feeding often, you may wonder when this golden time for massage is going to come around! You'll get to know when your baby is most content to have a massage. As per Ayurveda, the best time for massage your baby is before having bath or before bed time. A massage before bedtime will help your baby to wind down after the stimulation of the day and become calm, ready for sleep.
Ans.   Make sure the room is warm (around 24 degrees C) with no draughts. Lay your baby down on folded sheet, perhaps with a changing mat underneath. Need to be necked at massage time or keep vest on. As this is a special time for you and your baby, make sure there aren't any distractions in the room. If you have a pet, put it in another room, and turn off your mobile phone. You may even like to play some relaxing music, turned low enough so that your baby can hear your voice.


Have everything that you'll need to hand, including:
  • An ayurvedic medicated massage oil Or Ghee( Clarified butter)
  • Towels or muslin squares to mop up any accidents
  • Clothes to dress your baby in afterwards
  • Your usual nappy-changing kit



Using oil or Ghee will make it easier for your hands to glide over your baby's skin and may be more relaxing for your baby. Vegetable oils that are high in linoleic acid, such as safflower oil, are kinder to your baby's skin than oils high in oleic acid, such as olive oil. Whichever oil or cream you use, it's best to dab a little on your baby's skin first, just in case she has a reaction. Do this patch test the day before you intend to start massaging your baby.


However, there are some oils or creams that it's definitely best not to use. These are:

  • Mustard oil, because it has a toxic effect on the skin barrier, causing irritation and potential damage to delicate baby skin.
  • Unrefined peanut oil, because the proteins it contains may sensitize your baby to an allergic reaction to peanuts, or cause a reaction on your baby's skin. It's safest to avoid refined peanut oil, too. Although there's no evidence that it's likely to cause a problem, there is always the risk that it's been contaminated with unrefined peanut oil.
  • Aqueous cream, because it contains a harsh detergent called sodium lauryl sulfate, which may irritate your baby's skin and damage the skin barrier.
Ans.    Medicinal value of Sesame oil - Sesame oil is reputed to penetrate the skin easily and is used in India for oil massage. Sesame oil (Til Tel) is specially used for massaging as it is believed to rid the body of heat due to its viscous nature upon rubbing. sesame oil is high in proportion (41%) of polyunsaturated (Omega-6) fatty acids and high in natural antioxidants. Sesame oil is a source of vitamin E. Sesame oil also contains magnesium, copper, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamin B6. Approximately 1% of the population is allergic to sesame-derived food products.

Medicinal value of Ghee - ghee helps to lubricate the connective tissue and promote flexibility. Ghee is rich in healthy fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamins A, D, E, and K. These vitamins are important for promoting bone and brain health, and for boosting the immune system. People who are lactose intolerant usually have no problems consuming ghee because all the impurities are removed during the making. It is very easy to keep out side for more than 100 years. The most benefit of this Ghee is no expiry at all.
Ans.    For the first few times, you may just want to massage your baby's legs until she gets used to the sensation. It's a good place to begin because your baby is used to having her legs touched during nappy changes.

To learn a massage routine, Please Contact Us for baby massage class.

Reading your baby's cues is the most important aspect of massage. Your baby will tell you when the massage needs to end and which strokes she's likes or dislikes.
Ans.    The postnatal massage is a full body massage that is given to a mum every day for up to 40 days.

The postnatal massage is a wonderful traditional practice to help soothe new mums. It can be very relaxing in the midst of the chaos of bringing a newborn home.
Ans.    In any case, massage may decrease stress and promote relaxation, helping you cope with discomfort even if it doesn't specifically alleviate or prevent it. Carrying a baby inside you changes your center of gravity and puts a lot of stress on your back, neck, abdominal muscles, and shoulders.After delivering the baby, it is hard to be back on the same size.
Massage encourages the body to release endorphins - the natural pain killers and feel good hormones secreted by the brain.

Your body to release oxytocin. Oxytocin triggers the letdown reflex which releases milk from your breast.
A breast massage will help open Blocked ducts, loosen clumps or hardened areas, and reduce the risk of Mastitis. Improve well-being and immunity by stimulating lymph flow. Postnatal massage helps you to maintain your weight, size and cope up with hormonal issues like postnatal depression.
We know where the sore spots are likely to be and may be able to provide some relief. We also know which areas and techniques to be avoided.
Ans.    After your baby arrives, you will be busier than the prime minister! Your life is about to feeding, nappy change, washing dirty clothes and so much more. Being in the midst of all this hustle and bustle can be stressful. So it's important to get some "me time", difficult though it may seem.
Ask your husband, mother, mother-in-law, or any other trusted family member to look after your little one while you get a massage. Or try to have it when he is asleep. Knowing that someone trustworthy is looking over your little one will help you relax. The last thing you want to do while getting a massage is a worry!
Try to have massage in the morning between 7.00-10.00 a.m. Contact Us to make a booking.
Ans.    Generally, Ayurvedic herbal oil made with special herbs which may help you to release the tension and pain from your body. It may help you to cope up with postnatal depression by having head massage with special herbal oil.
Ans.    Sometimes a professional massage is too dear for your budget and your insurance doesn't cover it, we recommend having a massage with the specially trained therapist. It should be 6 weeks continuously or once a week at least. It will be more helpful and beneficial to you and your child as well.
To book an appointment, Contact Us
Ans.    Should have massage empty stomach or have light breakfast. It is good to have herbal steam followed by massage. It will help you to lose your extra weight.To get maximum benefit please wait for 30 min. to 2 hour for having shower.
Ans.    There are a few situations in which massage may be risky. For example, you'll need to avoid massage in an area where you have a blood clot, a bone fracture or have a cesarean. In Cesarean case try to avoid massage until scar has healed or wait up to a week. Some people may have allergic reactions to oils used by massage therapists.
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