Yes, you can do tuina /twee-nah/ massage while pregnant during the first, second, or third trimesters with a qualified practitioner.
In fact, it’s recommended to get tuina prenatal massage during pregnancy because it addresses a number of musculoskeletal and neurological issues. With tuina massage, you can make your pregnancy a more peaceful and positive experience.
Not only is prenatal tuina massage beneficial for mama, but baby too! When mama is at ease, it is more likely that baby will cry less, sleep better, and in general be healthier and happier.
If you’re already experiencing tuina massage during your pregnancy, you may wish to consider tuina massage during your postpartum recovery as early as 24 hours after vaginal delivery and within the first 3-12 months after delivery. Book a consultation to make the right plan for you and baby today.