Ashlie Behm


Four Relaxing Portland Prenatal Massage Locations Relieving Pregnancy Pain

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It can be hard to schedule time for yourself. Sometimes, it feels like everybody needs something, and you constantly have to put the idea of relaxation on the back burner. When you’re trying to balance all this with pregnancy, the exhaustion starts to take over. But self-care is important! This is why I think every expecting parent needs to book regular prenatal massages if possible. Not only do they help you take some time to pamper yourself, but they also are pretty dang great at treating major pregnancy symptoms. If you’ve been looking for a way to unwind, I’d love to tell you where to go for a Portland prenatal massage.

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Find Relief For Your Body and Mind With A Portland Prenatal Massage

Xenana Spa

Xenana Spa is a massage and yoga studio that’s been around since 2008. This studio offers a number of different massage options, including deep tissue, detox, focused relief, and prenatal. Their Portland prenatal massage therapists are well-trained in working with pregnant patients and will do everything to ensure your massage is safe and comfortable. They use special cushions and positioning to provide you with relief from ailments such as back pain, congestion, and sore hips. 

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Jinsei Spa

Jinsei Spa has been voted “Best Day Spa” by Central Oregon Magazine, and it only takes one appointment to find out why! The spa provides facials, waxing, manicures and pedicures, and massages. Their hour-long Portland prenatal massages can be provided up to the 37th week of pregnancy. They’re designed to target overwork muscles and provide relief from common pregnancy discomforts. Your therapist will use a mixture of light and medium pressure to make you feel completely rejuvenated by the end of your appointment. 

Blooming Moon Spa

Blooming Moon Wellness Spa is a space that uses premium products and experienced massage therapists to provide relaxing massages. The spa takes the time to find products that are vegan, cruelty-free, and organic. This eco-friendly center provides monthly memberships so you can regularly enjoy their services. The therapists work to reduce both mental and physical stress that pregnancy might invite. They require doctor’s notes to provide massages for parents who are either in their first trimester or are high risk. 

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Mudra Massage

Mudra Massage is an innovative massage studio that offers a huge variety of specialty services. From their shiatsu massages to their fusion massages, you’ll be able to find restorative appointments unlike any other. For their prenatal massages, they book you with a therapist who is specially trained to handle pregnant patients. You’ll be placed on specialty pillows where you’ll be treated with a combination of steam towels and essential oils. Their goal is to make sure you can have a healing massage tailored to your unique needs. 

Portland Prenatal Massage

Pregnancy is hard, and you deserve the chance to feel pampered! With any of these Portland prenatal massage studios, you’ll have the relaxation you so desperately need. 

If you’re in the middle of planning for your baby, I’d love to tell you a little more about me. I’m a maternity and newborn photographer who specializes in beautiful, timeless photography sessions that will give you gorgeous photographs that you will cherish for years and years and years. This is an important season in your life, and I want to help you celebrate it however possible. I’ve been photographing Portland families for over six years and would love to help you preserve these memories as you welcome your new baby into your lives.

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If you’ve been considering booking a session for your little one, I’d love to connect! Contact me today to find out more.

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  1. Very helpful, Ashlie! Massages seem frivolous by they’re very important!

  2. This is a great resource for Portland moms! Now I want to get a massage 🙂

  3. What a great resource for prenatal massage in Portland.

  4. The best idea when pregnant! A prenatal massage! Highly recommend. Great resource if you are in the Portland area!

  5. Great post. I will be dealing with many of these issues as well..

  6. The content you shared is very informative, I really enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing the blog.

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