Let's be honest: your unborn baby's already in the driving seat, not the other way round. That's even truer for the final trimester. There's not a huge amount you can do about the increasing pressure that growing bump is putting on your body. Shiatsu’s holistic approach is based on applying gentle pressure with thumbs, fingers and palms. This stimulates blood circulation, which boosts your body's endorphins, reducing physical aches and pains.
Shiatsu massage: treating mums-to-be since the eighth century
One minute you’re floating around on a cloud of happy/ emotional/excited (delete as appropriate); the next your hormones are having a tantrum and you need a lie-down. Sound familiar? When you’re dying to embrace calm with open arms, a shiatsu massage is a good place to start.