Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. Many mothers-to-be are turning to spa therapies and alternative health treatments as a way to keep themselves in the best possible condition during their pregnancy.
As the possible dangers and drawbacks of conventional Western medicine have become more widely known, a lot of women are looking for more natural ways to care for their health during pregnancy.
Many forms of massage can help ease aches and pains while also helping you mentally prepare for motherhood. While extreme forms of exercise may not be possible, there are numerous gentler approaches that have proven to be very good for both mother and child. These include certain forms of yoga, pilates is useful and very valuable post natal if in doubt consider consider 1-1 with either a personal trainer, yoga instructor or pilates instructor.
Also therapies that take place in water as the added buoyancy can really help as your body needs gentler movements as you move through the pregnancy cycle. Diet is also very important when you're pregnant. So make sure you're taking the best possible care of yourself during this key period in your, and your baby's, life.