Female abdominal massage also known as fertility massage has been used traditionally by several ancient cultures to help women better their fertility, womb health while promoting a healthy pregnancy.
Fertility massage benefits
Fertility massage can deliver several benefits to your reproductive system and contribute to a healthy pregnancy. These include improving blood circulation specially to the uterus, womb, cervix, and ovaries, tilted uterus reposition, help hormonal balance and reduce stress. Frequent fertility massages can also aid on liver detox, lymph drainage, oxygenation of your reproductive system and blood regeneration while helping to breakdown abdominal adhesion’s and scar tissue in general. Fertility massage can also be helpful for infertility, blocked Fallopian tubes, ovarian cysts, egg quality, endometriosis, PCOS and menstrual cramps.
Fertility massage tips
Fertility massage is comprised by a comprehensive bodywork work on all your abdominal area including digestive organs like your stomach, liver, small intestine and colon and reproductive organs including your uterus, ovaries, Fallopian tubes, and ovaries.
Here are the top tips for fertility massage at home
The best time for a fertility massage if you are trying to conceive are the days between last day of period and ovulation.
Part A: place your hands side by side and apply a clock wise spiral motion with the tip of your fingers (apply pressure) all to way up and down where you can feel your bones. Start from small circles around your belly bottom and progress clockwise in spiral until you touch your bones upwards (rib-cages) and downwards (where your Fallopian tubes are). Repeat 30 times.
Part B: find your uterus like described above and massage with circular clock wise motions the uterus area, especially in places where you find tension. Press on your uterus using all the fingers win your hand for 50 seconds and release it moving your hands upwards, repeat 10 times.
Part C: over your ovaries: around 4 inches downwards from your belly bottom and 3 inches to the side of your belly bottom, a little above your hip bones. Massage this area in circular clock wise motions 30 times, repeat 30 times anti-clock wise circular motions.
Part D: find your uterus and while pressing with your fingers move upwards slowly until you meet the belly bottom, repeat 10 times.
You should seek the help of a fertility massage therapist for further information and massages.
Caution: Avoid the massage after ovulation if you are trying to conceive, if you are menstruating, after abdominal surgery, if you are pregnant or if you have diarrhea. You should consult with your doctor if have abdominal health issues before performing this massage.