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For Preganancy | Jerusalem Center for Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy during pregnancy

Craniosacral Therapy is a very gentle, non invasive, natural and effective treatment which is highly recommended for pregnant women.  It helps to alleviate a number of conditions connected to pregnancy Pregnancy related aches and pains Stress Sciatica Post labor recovery Quicker post c-section recovery Pregnancy related pain and discomfort is often unavoidable, because you are (wonderfully) carrying around in you a new and growing being. A good Craniosacral therapist will never promise to relieve you of all the discomfort connected with pregnancy, however, we can help your body adjust better and to cope optimally with the changes that your body is experiencing. A CST session is around one hour, and it takes place with the client fully clothed.  Please feel free to browse my site to see how Craniosacral Therapy can help you in your pregnancy, and if you have a specific question or would like to book a treatment then please call me 052 8358094 or contact me by email daniel@cranio-sacral.co.il   Share and...
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Technical stuff- how Cranio sacral Therapy can benefit pregnant women

Not everyone wants to know about the technical details of how your body is functioning during pregnancy, and if you don’t, this may not be the post for you – but if you do – read on! As your baby (or babies) grow and develop inside your womb your body comes under greater and greater stresses and strains. As the womb grows it expands and takes up space in your abdomen that is normally shared with the other organs in your stomach (digestive system and urinary system). A squashed intestine will not function as optimally as normal and so digestion may become painful or be less effective at taking the important nutrients from your food that both you and your baby need. The extra weight that you now carry can have an effect on both your posture and back and cause regular back aches. As pregnancy continues extra pressures are exerted on your pelvic diaphragm, liver, kidneys, lungs and heart.  All of our organs need room to move and slide past each other. We hardly think about the fact that with each breathe or turn that we make most of our organs have to slide and move past each other so that we can achieve the full range of movement that is needed. As your baby grows this space becomes more and more in demand and so these movements can become harder on the body. All of this can create changes to the fascia and muscles that support your organs, womb and your baby. If this is a second or third pregnancy then these new stresses may also cause pain or exacerbation of pre-existing tensions. The gentle and effective use of Craniosacral therapy during pregnancy is an excellent answer to many of these problems. The techniques blend so well with the body to effect and support the changes that you are going through during the later months of the pregnancy. The will help your body cope with this process, reduce the physical stresses on the muscles and bones of your back and allow your organs more space and maneuverability. Women often talk about the freedom and extra space that they feel in their bodies after a treatment, as though some of the weight that they are carrying has been lifted from them and that their pregnancy is enhanced and easier because of the treatment. Share and...
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How Cranio Sacral Therapy can improve your chances of Pregnancy

Cranio Sacral Therapy Improving the chances of Pregnancy without the need for IVF or Medical Intervention Hormonal imbalances CranioSacral Therapy can help women become pregnant without the need for IVF treatment by helping to regulate and normalize a woman's hormonal levels in the case that this is the main cause of fertility and pregnancy problems. There are many different hormones involved in the process of pregnancy and each one needs to be produced in the correct amount at the right time in a woman's cycle in order to enable the fertilization of the female egg with the male sperm. CranioSacral therapy can be applied to several areas in the body which control and release hormones in both the man and woman. The sphenoid bone in the head is the bone in which the pituitary gland sits. This gland is one of the main hormonal glands in the body. It releases many of the hormones which control the woman's menstrual cycle. When the sphenoid bone is moving incorrectly it can cause the pituitary gland to release hormones at the wrong time or in the wrong amount. So treatment of this bone can be significant and sufficient to improve the chances of successful pregnancy. Other hormonal glands in the body include the ovaries which can be treated with techniques applied on the stomach and abdomen without the need for the removal of clothes. The thyroid gland may also be producing abnormal levels of thyroid hormone which can inhibit successful pregnancy, although this is often controlled by the release of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) from the pituitary there may also be problems with the thyroid with which Craniosacral Therapy. Other problems which can cause fertility issues, due to their impact on the pituitary or hypothalamus glands, include increased stress. Recent rapid weight gain or weight loss, excessive production of the milk producing hormone prolactin and disturbances to the adrenal glands, can also inhibit pregnancy. With all of these hormonal issues it is highly likely that CranioSacral treatment will improve the hormonal activity of the body and improve the chances of a successful pregnancy. Damage to the Fallopian Tubes Tubal damage is a common cause of infertility. Damage to the fimbriae may reduce or stop their ability to pick up the egg and direct it into the Fallopian tube. Adhesions around the tube may distort the tube or reduce their mobility, thus affecting...
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Coping with stress during pregnancy

Although the nine months of pregnancy is a period that most women hope to experience, there are a myriad of reasons why when the time actually comes, it can be very stressful. Pregnant women physically becoming heavier and often feel achy and cumbersome, and surges of hormonal activity take their toll on emotions.  With all of this, here are some tips to help you refocus away from the aches and the worries, and to transfer some of your pregnancy energy into something positive and beneficial. Exercise – While exercise is good for our bodies, the most amazing by- product of it is all those wonderful endorphins that are released in the brain as a result of just a minor workout. These endorphins stimulate happiness and positive feelings and give us further strength and motivation. Join a class – any class! Now’s the time for you to follow your pursuits – heaven knows you won’t have time to follow them later. So if its basket weaving, mosaic frame making or learning a foreign language take the time now to invest in yourself and enjoy every minute! Make time for meditation – you don’t need to be a Buddha to meditate! Often we get so caught up in our daily routine that one day seems to follow the next without reason or meaning. Try starting your day by closing your eyes and focusing on the blessings that you have in your life. While you are at it, go ahead and ask God, your Higher Power, or WhoEver to continue to bless you with health, wealth, all things good, an easy labor, and a beautiful healthy baby. Cranial Sacral Therapy – this is a remarkable treatment which is great for the body, as well as the soul. Find a good Cranial Sacral Therapist who has a healing touch, a listening ear and a caring heart. For more information on the benefits of cranial sacral therapy in pregnancy. Think about the spiritual aspect of bringing a new person into the world – when you’re most caught up in your physical complaints, when you’re starting to dread the actual birth, give yourself time to think about the fact that you and your partner have created a new soul, and you are the channel through which it will be coming to this would. If this moves you, or if there is another similar thought that...
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