Especially during pregnancy, massage and intensive care of the skin have a positive influence on the preservation of elasticity and skin appearance: in order for the skin on the stomach, hips and breast to survive pregnancy without visible consequences, regular massage and care of the affected areas is recommended as prevention from the very beginning. Regular massages have been proven to promote the blood circulation of the skin as well as the skin metabolism and help to maintain the elasticity of the skin.
Dear visitors, we have a nice collection of advises concerning herbal use during & after pregnancy. Knowledge that get lost over the time:
What else midwives know
Author: Dr. Beatrix Falch
Recommended reading for reading: Susan S. Weed “Naturopathy for pregnant women and infants”, Orlanda Frauenverlag, updated new edition 2000, ISBN 3-929823-73-X, paperback, 208 pages, CHF 28.30 / Euro 15.50
For generations, complaints during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium have mainly been treated with plants. But since there has been a multitude of chemical-synthetic drugs, traditional midwifery knowledge threatens to be lost. However, in order to avoid unnecessary risks, many women...