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Why are you not allowed to have spa treatments until after 12 weeks gone??

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user1471586025 Sun 21-Aug-16 00:11:39

Had an appt today for a waxing, facial and massage. Was told they could not do the facial and massage as I am only 5wks gone. Mentioned this during the waxing! I asked why and they said it had to do with becoming over stimulated?!? How is this possible? Surely I get over stimulated when I am exercising or doing other things! wink could someone please explain....

Aquamarine70 Sun 21-Aug-16 14:02:52

It's just bring over cautious as it's the first trimester. Massage stimulates the lymph flow & circulation. If anything was to happen after treatment then massage could be blamed as causing.

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