Expecting moms deserve a break and you can find one with our list of 10 prenatal massage spots for moms in NYC.
Having a massage is a wonderful thing, and I imagine it’s just that much better to get one when you’re pregnant and carrying a baby around 24/7. Massages are known for relieving stress and muscle tension, while also promoting health. Not to mention the fact that you feel like a completely different person after receiving a massage. I didn’t really know what a prenatal massage was before doing research, and I don’t plan to have kids anytime in the near future, but if it does ever happen, I will definitely be getting massages. You deserve it for going through nine months of pregnancy. Obviously, you’ll want to take precautions before getting a prenatal massage and make sure you do your research first. This list of 25 best states for massage therapists might help you to get started.
According to the American Pregnancy Association, there are a number of benefits linked to prenatal massages, like hormone regulation, reduction of swelling, and improvement of nerve pain. They say studies also show that massage therapy during pregnancy improves labor and newborn health, while also decreasing symptoms of depression. The APA also recommends that a Swedish Massage be used for pregnant women as it “addresses many common discomforts associated with the skeletal and circulatory changes brought on by hormone shifts.”
To make your research a little easier, we did research to compile our own list of prenatal massage spots in New York City. To come up with our list, we used resources like Google and Yelp. Our list is not ranked in any way, but provides ten different places that were most common in our search.
Without further ado, let’s take a look at the 10 prenatal massage spots for moms in NYC.