REDUCE PAIN OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
As the uterus increased considerably in size, it presses against the various nerves situated in the pelvic area, including the sciatic nerve. Also, the extra weight carried tires the muscles of the same area. Massage helps to relax the muscles reducing the pressure the cause on the nerves.
As you can see form the above, pregnancy massage helps to reduce anxiety, back pain, swelling, joint pain, tension in muscles and headaches, it also improves circulation (blood and lymphatic) and oxygenation and, certainly, guaranties a better sleep.