What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Pregnancy is the state of

The symptoms of advanced preg-

Massage is indicated for all

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carrying a fetus.

nancy are obvious, but symptoms

stages of uncomplicated preg-



that specifically pertain to mas-

nancy, with specific cautions re-



sage include swelling, loose liga-

lating to each trimester.



ments, muscle spasms, clumsi-




ness, and fatigue



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