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At what point during pregnancy should you stop receiving regular massages?

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asked Mar 6, 2014 by anonymous

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As long as your massage therapist is familiar with pre-natal massage and the proper way to position a pregnant women on the massage table... you are able to receive massage right up until delivery.

I personally have what our industry calls a "Prego Pillow". That allows me to give a face down massage to the pregnant women.

Special pre-natal massage training is a must, so inquire before you book you appointment

good luck!

Hermene Anderson, LMT
answered Mar 7, 2014 by Hermene Anderson, LMT (610 points)
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It is also recommended to NOT get massages during your 1st and 2nd month of pregnancy due to the fact a woman's risk for miscarring is a lot higher in the early stages of pregnancy. During the 3rd month of pregnancy is a good time to start receiving pre-natal massages and IF your doctor says it's "okay"
answered Mar 20, 2014 by Miss. Melinda Veytia, LMT, NCBTMB (200 points)
That is not remotely true. Massage is SAFE in all trimesters, so long as the therapist is well trained.