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At how many weeks is it safe to have a prenatal massage?

At how many weeks is it safe to have a prenatal massage?

12 weeks: Most massage therapists won't touch a pregnant woman until after her first trimester because this is the riskiest time for miscarriage. Once you are passed week 12 you should no longer lie on your stomach unless your therapist has a pregnancy pillow or table. If you lie on your back you should have a small pillow or towel under your hip/back. No deep tissue massages. ...Read more

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I found a prenatal with probiotics in there? Is that safe?

I found a prenatal with probiotics in there?  Is that safe?

Yes: Yes, it is generally safe to take probiotics in pregnancy along with prenatal vitamins. Make sure your product has been tested and actually delivers the number of colonies, etc advertised on the label. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a prenatal massage therapist?

What are the benefits of a prenatal massage therapist?

Relaxation...: Any massage therapist can lead to you being more relaxed; which can be beneficial to both mom-to-be; and ease the burdens of the labor process. ...Read more

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Hello, i would like to inquire about vagina safe massage oils.?

Hello, i would like to inquire about vagina safe massage oils.?

Not recommended: the vagina has a microsystem full of microorganisms that maintain the pH and appropriate environment. The oils can disrupt the balance and cause infections. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more