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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Pregnancy is the state of carrying a fetus. With regard to massage, symptoms to keep in mind are loosened ligaments, muscle spasms, clumsiness and fatigue.


If the pregnancy is uncomplicated, massage is indicated. Special precautions need to be taken with each trimester as to positioning and depth of massage strokes. Massage should be kept light. Especially after the first trimester massage should not be given with the client in a prone position.

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