Reflexology is highly beneficial in assisting fertility and promoting a viable pregnancy. It can be used in parallel to IVF. The correct functioning of the hormonal and reproductive system of both men and women is very susceptible to stress and tension. Reflexology stimulates and stabilises the hormonal and reproductive system and encourages the body to establish a normal cycle whilst calming the mind, body and spirit.
Pre-Conception: a treatment once a week for 3 months is recommended if you have been trying to conceive for 2-3 years.
During Pregnancy: it is advisable not to have Reflexology in the first trimester. Thereafter treatment can assist with easing pregnancy related problems such as back pain, constipation and sleeplessness. It can also help combat stress and aid relaxation. If you pass your due date Reflexology can assist in bringing on a natural labour.
Post Natal: Reflexology rebalances the hormonal system which is vital for production of breast milk and helps counter-act stress & post natal depression