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I am 17 weeks pregnant right now, is it okay for me to get a swedish massage?
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Unless you have a very aggressive massage, it should not affect the baby at all.
Keep the massage away from the abdomen and uterus. Lay on your back or if you want to lay on your front, use pillows above and below your belly to keep the pressure off the belly. Avoid anything extreme such as heat, cold, etc.

In brief: Yes
Unless you have a very aggressive massage, it should not affect the baby at all.
Keep the massage away from the abdomen and uterus. Lay on your back or if you want to lay on your front, use pillows above and below your belly to keep the pressure off the belly. Avoid anything extreme such as heat, cold, etc.
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