Young peoples' bones stop growing by approximately age 20, somewhat earlier in women and somewhat later in men. Long bone growth, that is, in the arm, forearm, thigh, and leg, ceases later and sma ...View Article
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any birth, the body has gone through a tremendous feat. It takes time
to recover, and massage is a great way to help recovery be more quick
Postpartum massage is highly recommended within the first 8 hours after birth and encouraged once a week/once a month, as soon as the new mom is up and about.
Postpartum massage accelerates the healing process through increased circulation, muscle strain release, increase in lymphatic circulation and reduces water retention. Postpartum massage also helps relieve fatigue from sleep deprivation, helps realign spine and hips for better posture, aids in better breast feeding by releasing upper back muscles, increases mother/infant bonding through release of endorphins, and helps reduce irritability, and depression.