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Could massaging my stomach hurt the baby?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:50 AM on Oct. 22, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • A gentle professional massage or personal or by a partner rubbing up and down or in a circle on your abdomen will not hurt baby- punching kicking slamming stands a very strong chance of harm. Pregnant women can also have sex and orgasms without hurting baby or themselves. Enjoy your massage - you deserve it!!!

    Many massage therapists also offer specialized pregnancy massages. Have Fun!

    Answer by lfl at 9:04 AM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • I would recommend that you find a professional that knows how to give a prenatal massage...if it is done incorrectly, it can trigger premature labor but gentle massage will not harm the baby.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 9:19 AM on Oct. 22, 2009

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