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The Association of Reflexologists gathers feedback from their members, and it indicates that over 50% of clients seeking reflexology in connection with conception find themselves pregnant within six months. The advantage of a reflexology treatment is that fertility issues won't be treated in isolation. Instead, the overall health of the whole person is addressed during the treatment, which allows for hormones to be balanced and stress levels to be tackled too. For maximum effect, a reflexologist might recommend that the dad-to-be receive treatment too - after all, there's two people involved with making a baby! In pregnancy, your body will go through significant changes that will affect the emotional, hormonal and physiological balance of your body. Reflexology can help to alleviate discomfort arising from this imbalance and restore the body’s natural state of well-being. Reflexology is a wonderful way of helping you through the myriad of changes of motherhood. It is, however, not recommended if there is a history of premature labour, severe hypertension, placenta praevia or recent vaginal bleeding. If you suspect any problems in your pregnancy it is important to contact your doctor or midwife.
Reflexology can be used for any of the following reasons during pregnancy:
General relaxation; Relief of stress and anxiety; Increased energy levels, Insomnia and sleep problems, Reduce heartburn
Relieve backache, Nausea and vomiting, High blood pressure, Oedema (swelling, mainly of feet and ankles), Ligament and groin pain
Sciatica, Constipation, Cystitis.
Reflexology and Labour
Research has shown that regular reflexology treatments during pregnancy can reduce the incidence of very post mature babies (after 41 weeks) and shorten the duration of labour, with many women requiring less pain-relief. Other benefits include: Helping to initiate labour, Providing some pain relief, Co-ordination and acceleration of regular contractions, Reducing the chance of a retained placenta.
Reflexology following birth
Reflexology can help to reduce postnatal problems for you and your baby. It is used to help with: Inadequate lactation, Engorged breasts, Urine retention, Constipation, Backache, Stress and anxiety problems, Sleep problems, Postnatal depression.
FERTILITY / PREGNANCY REFLEXOLOGY
Your feet are a perfect microcosm of your body. There are over 7,000 nerve endings in the feet and reflexology uses these reflexes to create positive change within the body. Reflexology is an ideal form of treatment to prepare the body for pregnancy and birth and indeed to treat many general health conditions..
How is reflexology helpful to women trying for a baby?
Reflexology is a natural, non-invasive healing art that uses pressure points on the feet and hands to balance out other parts of the body. It aims to alleviate tensions and promote relaxation and can be beneficial for pregnancy or indeed, couples trying for a baby.