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Stefka Wed 08-Aug-07 10:09:58

I have heard that this is good in pregnancy. Does anyone know why? Has anyone tried it out and found it helpful?

MrsBadger Wed 08-Aug-07 10:10:51

There's a bit of anecdotal evidence to show it's good for bringing on labour of you're overdue, don't know about during the normal course of pg though.

SachaF Wed 08-Aug-07 10:12:52

I was suggested it post pregnancy by my MW to help reduce swelling and clear things out of my body.
If you think that a massage would be beneficial but don't physically want one then reflexology I guess would be the nearest alternative.

ladylush Wed 08-Aug-07 13:23:14

My reflexologist said reflexology is not recommended in pregnancy - only at the end to help induce labour but defo not at any other time in pregnancy.

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