Massage Therapy Shown to Reduce Pain in Pregnant Women, Alleviate Prenatal Depression in Parents and Improve Couples’ Relationships

Pregnancy massage by fathers was found to reduce pain in their pregnant partners, alleviate prenatal depression in both parents and improve their relationships, according to recent research.

The full research report of  “Massage Therapy Shown to Reduce Pain in Pregnant Women, Alleviate Prenatal Depression in Parents and Improve Couples’ Relationships,” ran in the print edition of MASSAGE Magazine’s April 2008 issue.