Pregnancy is a time when a woman's body endures tremendous stress due to dramatic physical and emotional changes. ATMAT® is a great way to help make this the best experience possible!
-Pain relief (back, hips, pelvic floor, etc)
-Optimal uterine position for healthiest pregnancy and easiest labor
-Increase the systems of flow (circulation, blood, lymph, nerves, and energy) to all organs, especially to uterine muscles, pelvic floor, and to placenta and baby
-Improved alignment and flexibility of pelvic bones
-Improved potential for the sacrum, "magic bone of fertility", to oscillate during labor
-Increased nerve conduction through the sacrum to improve conduction to uterus and cervix
-Protection of uterine ligaments due to exaggerated stretching
-Improved fetal positioning for birth
-Increases bonding with mother and baby
-Improved digestion with better absorption of nutrients and elimination of waste
-Reduces digestive problems (constipation, acid reflux, etc)
-Reduced tension and anxiety
-Improved breathing and relaxation
-Decreases congestion due to fluid stasis
The initial appointment is a 2-2 1/2 hour session that includes a detailed health history, education of the bodies systems, ATMAT (which consists of a thorough abdominal massage and a posterior/back massage, focusing on the low back, sacrum, and tailbone- modifications made during different stages of pregnancy). Other suggestions are discussed on an individual basis.
Scheduling an ATMAT® Initial appointment for Pregancy is the first step. ATMAT® Pregancy 60 minute follow up appointments are usually recommended up until week 37. Week 37+ requires scheduling ATMAT® Pregnancy 90 minute follow up. Appointments are recommended anytime during pregancy, unless serious complications arise and/or there are any active acute infections present.
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Please see above for general benefits on ATMAT®.