The Benefits of Prenatal & Postpartum Energy HealingSep 07, 2017
Energy healing during pregnancy and postpartum is timely and impactful. Pregnancy and motherhood are times of rapid change and energy healing is a gentle way to help make all of the changes much more manageable, while keeping you connected to your baby. Energy healing facilitates deep relaxation, promotes balance, healing and an optimal state of well-being.
Prenatal Energy Healing:
Energy healing supports women through the on-going physical, emotional and spiritual changes of pregnancy; this process helps to prepare them for childbirth. Many moms-to-be report feeling more centered, rested, and grounded after a healing. This gentle, healing approach can therefore be of great benefit to both the mother and her developing baby. Energy healing can safely be used at any stage of pregnancy, and in conjunction with conventional medicine and complementary therapies including prenatal massage, prenatal yoga, and chiropractic care.
Energy healing during early pregnancy relieves many common discomforts such as exhaustion and nausea. Safe and gentle, this type of healing will support the mother's body as she grows and changes, and can give relief to lower back pain, tension in the neck and shoulders, and insomnia. The common ‘fog’ of pregnancy is often lifted after a healing. Relieved of some of the physical and emotional discomforts of pregnancy, the expectant mother will sleep more soundly and will feel more relaxed and connected with her baby.
The Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut conducted tests in a clinical setting during pregnancy involving the use of just one form of energy healing, called Reiki. These studies showed that reiki:
- Reduced stress and anxiety during pregnancy by 94%
- Reduced pain by 78%
- Nausea and morning sickness reduced by 80%
- Quality of sleep was improved by 86%
Postpartum Energy Healing:
For new mothers, an energy healing treatment offers a safe and supportive space for them to re-orientate to themselves and their bodies after the birth of their baby. The comforting, these gentle healing help stimulate and accelerate the body’s own natural healing processes, bringing it back into balance and alignment. Since the nature of energy healing is deeply relaxing and calming, it can help to reduce stress, and promote sleep.
Energy healing can also be used to ease postpartum depression and anxiety. It also promotes physical and emotional healing from a lengthy or traumatic birth. Energy healing is also helpful for mothers that have been working through breastfeeding difficulties. It helps ease the stress in both mother and child which promotes many beneficial effects like better milk production and confidence in your ability to nurture your baby and yourself. Energy healing can be so relaxing that new moms often drift off to sleep during the session!