Pregnancy reflexology

Reflexology can help to restore the natural balance of the body and help to alleviate discomfort promoting a sense of wellbeing. It is the treatment of choice for many clients preparing for pregnancy due to its deeply restorative and relaxing benefits. 

Reflexology can be used during pregnancy for the following reasons:

•    General relaxation
•    Relief from stress, anxiety
•    Insomnia, sleep problems
•    Relieve back-ache
•    Nausea, vomiting
•    Reduce heartburn
•    Oedema (swelling) of feet, ankles
•    Symphysis pubic dysfunction
•    Sciatica
•    Constipation
•    Cystitis 

Reflexology and labour - Research has shown that reflexology during pregnancy can shorten the duration of labour with many women requiring less pain relief medication.

Reflexology following birth – can help to reduce postnatal problems for you and your baby, it can help with:

•    Inadequate lactation
•    Engorged breasts
•    Constipation
•    Back-ache
•    Stress anxiety
•    Sleep problems
•    Postnatal depression