Pregnancy Massage — Prenatal Risk Factors
Pregnancy massage has a great many benefits for both mother and in utero baby. We are very careful to ensure that we perform our sessions with consideration for each of our client’s specific needs and situation. In order to ensure that we deliver the best massage and provide a safe and effective session, there are a few factors that need to be taken into account. Please review the following information regarding your particular pregnancy. If any of the factors listed below exist, we will need to obtain a release from your primary care physician who is supervising your pregnancy. We can modify your session based on your unique factors as long as we obtain a release. A release only applies if high risk factors exist. Typical pregnancies do not need a release.
Risk Factor List
Within first trimester of pregnancy
Alcohol or drug use
Younger than 17 or older than 35
Multiple pregnancy birth (twins, triplets…)
Three or more previous miscarriages
Baby has a genetic condition such as
Past pregnancy issues
Presence of infection such as
Taking medications such as
Other health problems such as
If any of the above listed factors exist, please see our Physician Release form (downloadable form below). We will need this form received at our office either when you arrive or prior to your session via fax or email.
If any of the above risk factors apply to your pregnancy, you will need to obtain a release from your Physician. Any questions, please feel free to contact us.