Touch is vital to the mother's physical and emotional well -being as she adapt to her new body image.
You will be pleasantly surprised at how effective the side-lying position is in relieving most aches and pains common in pregnant women. I trained with Ingrid Marsten and over and over again pregnant women I work on comment how the positioning is better than other pre-natal massages they have received. Increase in blood and lymph circulation, which can reduce swelling. Stress reduction on weight-bearing joints and improvement of labor outcome and ease of labor pain are some benefits.