Prenatal massage, also known as pregnancy massage, helps to alleviate aches and pains associated with a pregnant woman’s shifting center of gravity, and growing pressure on the feet, legs, and back, joints. It is also a great way to promote overall health, wellness, and reduce stress. Mom-to-be is positioned on her side with pillows and support for her neck, knees and arms. Relaxing, nurturing massage with attention to areas of muscle tension, can be beneficial to sleep and circulation. There are some areas where reflexology and firm pressure should be avoided to avoid causing contractions. Discuss with your physician if massage is a safe and beneficial option for you.