“She resolved my horrible back pain about 2 weeks before Luke was born. It was fantastic to enjoy the last few weeks of my pregnancy feeling great!” -N.R.
Benefits of prenatal massage:
emotional support in time of transition
relaxation and stress reduction
reduction of edema
relief of muscle spasm and strain
development of sensory awareness to prepare for experience of labor
improved labor outcome with reduced pain perception and shorter labors
Benefits of post-partum massage:
gives women the opportunity to process the birth experience
facilitates recovery through enhanced circulation and lymphatic drainage
alleviates muscle soreness from labor and breastfeeding
addresses connective tissue recovery
supports mind body connection with changes in posture
Mandy’s holistic belief’s surrounding health and wellness have guided her to the understanding that bodywork is vital to supporting the body’s process of healing. She studied massage therapy at the New Mexico College of Natural Healing. She is certified in Bodywork for the Childbearing Year and is a Licensed Midwife providing home birth services.
Massage Therapy sessions: 1-hour $80 1 ½-hour $110 Office address: 3605 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78704 within Pure Light Chiropractic In-home sessions available on limited basis. Inquire for more details. Mandy Toavs, LM, CPM 512-909-2290 Mandy (at) Heirloommidwifery.com