Donna Cook - Perpetual Movement Natural Health Therapies (cont.)
How can natural health therapies help?
- Hormonal changes
- Headaches Fatigue
- Nausea, Dizziness
- Breast tenderness
- Sciatica, Aching legs
- With shifting centre of gravity, the pelvis tilts and the lower back curves, placing additional stress on the muscles supporting the spine. These muscles are also key muscles during child birth; if they are relaxed your birth will be less difficult.
- Decreased energy levels
- Incorrect foetus positioning
The birth itself can leave mum in a lot of lower back and pelvic pain, then an added strain on the spine & muscles supporting it, whilst nursing, feeding and caring for the baby. Mum's wellbeing is vital! These therapies address both the physical ailments but also relax and nurture so if mum is calm, in most cases so will baby! Importantly mum is better able to cope with any additional stress, so essentially the whole family benefits.