This therapy should be carried out by the mother along with husband when you are above 36 weeks of your pregnancy, this is caused by the hormone oxytocin that has been released which can stimulate contractions. Endorphin Massage therapy really supports deep relaxation therapy and can help form bonds between your mother, husband, and your baby who are still in the womb. This endorphin is a natural hormone that can be produced in your body, so this endorphin is the best pain reliever. These endorphins are also produced naturally using activities such as meditation, deep breathing techniques, consuming foods that are spicy enough, and also through acupunture treatments. Although this light touch therapy can be done by anyone who is able to accompany a woman who is pregnant, it is better if this therapy is done with your partner or husband. Some experts say that this therapy will increase if there is a close relationship between the wife, husband and the baby he wants to give birth to.
So that you can easily learn this therapy you can follow the steps below:
1. As the name implies, light touch therapy or endorphin massage can trigger the release of endorphin hormones. Not only that, the hormone oxytocin is also a hormone that can stimulate the occurrence contraction. Therefore, women who are pregnant and entering their 36 weeks of pregnancy are allowed to do this endorphin massage.
2. Endorphin massage is very useful because it can provide comfort, relaxation and also calm for women who are pregnant. In addition, this endorphin massage therapy can also restore heart rate and blood pressure to normal conditions. This is what makes this therapy can help and smooth the process of childbirth.
3. You can do this endorphine massage sitting or lying down, but keep your husband at your side. Do this therapy by sitting or lying down comfortably, inhale slowly then exhale very gently while closing your eyes. Ask your husband to rub the surface of the skin on your arm gently using your husband’s fingers. Start in your upper arms then work your way down to your forearms. Do this slowly and gently, and change to the other hand after a few minutes. You can do this on other parts of the body such as the shoulders, back, neck and thighs.
4. When you do this therapy you should ask your husband to say positive words, which can calm your heart. By the time you have finished doing this endorphin massage, you and your husband should do something fun.