The journey of motherhood can be accompanied by a number of different stressors on the mind and body. Reiki offers healing energy not only to mothers-to-be, but also to get prepared to conceive to unborn babies to healthy mother and child delivery process.
Already this divine energy is widely used in hospitals as a vital care component; it is increasingly accepted for its extraordinary benefits during pregnancy. Recent research determined that pregnant women, who use Reiki on a regular basis experience a reduction in stress and anxiety, enjoy improvement in quality of sleep, reduction in pain; and reduction in morning sickness. Pregnant Reiki recipients have seen a smooth transition from conception to childbirth.
Mother and baby
Reiki goes beyond just the physical support and provides emotional help and bring a deep sense of calm, connection and positivity to both mother and unborn child.
Reiki during pregnancy can be a gentle, yet powerful, non-invasive treatment that may help symptoms such as: tiredness
and exhaustion, low back pain and general backache, morning sickness and nausea, general muscle aches, emotional upheaval, mood changes, high blood pressure, stress, swelling and poor circulation, lack of sleep.
It creates a balanced, loving and harmonious relationship between the mother and the future child. During pregnancy, hormones and emotions can be all over the place. The areas of focus during pregnancy include the heart, solar plexus, hips and back, and of course the stomach area which will treat the baby as well. Due to its calming effect, it is also recommended as a preparation for birth. You may find, whether you believe in the energy channelling or not, the time to think and prepare for birth really helps to settle your thoughts and ready yourself for giving birth.
Reiki is not an instant miracle cure. However, with regular treatment which ensures better circulation, harmonized energy levels, elimination of toxins and a stable and confident emotional, mental and spiritual outlook – you might be surprised at your body’s ability to heal and maintain itself. Even apprehension and fear experienced in the late stages of pregnancy, and the distress at the impending labour, can be alleviated through the deep relaxation, balance and confidence gained through a Reiki treatment.
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