WHAT IS INDUCTION MASSAGE?
Every pregnancy comes to an end and that time can be filled with joy, stress, anxiety and wonder. Some woman are able to go into labor on their own, but many more woman need some assistance up to an including full medical induction using pitosin. Beginning as early as 38 weeks, induction massage can provide much needed relaxation and encourage the body to naturally begin the labor process.
Induction massage uses multiple modalities including massage, reflexology, visceral manipulation therapy, craniosacral therapy, and essential oils that work together to provide much needed relaxation and encourage the body to naturally begin the labor process.
Additionally, Keri works with expectant mothers to help turn breach and posterior babies. Keri uses specific massage, visceral manipulation, reflexology and essential oil techniques to relax muscles and encourage your baby to naturally find the right position. She works through exercises you can do at home and teaches you techniques you can use during labor to try to help you have the best birthing experience possible.
Induction massages can often be effective within 24-72 hours but sometimes two sessions are necessary. It is important to note that there is no "eject" button and this technique will only work if both the baby and the mother are ready.