"It can relieve stress, helping to ensure that your baby remains calm as well," says Tracy McClellan, spa director at Washington, D.C.'s Mandarin Oriental Spa. "Prenatal massage also improves circulation, minimizes edema (swelling), and helps the mother sleep better."
Be sure your therapist is fully licensed and trained in prenatal techniques, so that, for instance, no part of the massage compresses the baby. The following 26 spas all specialize in prenatal treatments.
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