Women who received massage therapy reported decreased depression, anxiety, and leg and back pain... and the rate of prematurity was lower in the massage group.

In a study of labor pain, women who received massage therapy experienced significantly less pain, and their labors were on average 3 hours shorter with less need for medication.
— Tiffany Field, Director of the Touch Research Institute, and a professor of pediatrics, psychology and psychiatry at the University of Miami School of Medicine
Click Here to read the entire article on Pregnancy and Labor Massage, published in the Expert Review of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

benefits of prenatal massage

  • Relax muscle tension

  • Relieve lower back pain and comfort sore spots

  • Improve circulation and mobility



  • Can speed labor

  • May assist the baby to reposition appropriately

  • Improves back pain and relieves back labor

  • Can reduce the need for medical interventions and use of pain medication

  • Offers supportive and comforting touch, renews energy, and increases overall satisfaction



  • Reduce stress and improve relaxation

  • Decrease in postpartum depression

  • Improved breastfeeding outcomes

  • Pain relief and decreased swelling

  • Improves sleep and eases fatigue