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Dearest Doula Podcast Episode 25

Elaine Stillerman is a licensed massage therapist who pioneered working with pregnant women in 1980. She went on to develop ‘Mother Massage’, a professional training course. Elaine is the author of four highly acclaimed books, and has written articles for numerous venues such as massage magazine and midwifery today, for whom she is a regular presenter. Elaine recently came on the Dearest Doula podcst to share her knowledge regarding ‘The Benefits of Prenatal and Postpartum Massage’ in todays episode.


Dearest Doula Community, elaine shares valuable insight into ‘the benefits of prenatal and postpartum massage therapy’ on dearest doula today! Click HERE to listen on itunes, or simply press play!

In this Episode we discuss:

Benefits of Prenatal and Postpartum Massage 

Contraindications for Prenatal and Postpartum Massage

Massage Therapy vs. Prenatal Massage Therapy

The ‘Nitty Gritty’ of Prenatal and Postpartum Massage

Steps YOU can take to put what you’ve heard into action

Elaine’s favorite Quotes:

“Work smart not hard”


“I’m emphatic about lymphatic”

 Elaine’s recommended resources & interview links:

Anything by Penny Simkin

Mother Massage: A Handbook for Relieving the Discomforts of Pregnancy
-Elaine Stillerman, LMT

 Prenatal Massage: A Textbook of Pregnancy, Labor, and Postpartum Bodywork
-Elaine Stillerman, LMT

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 You can connect with Elaine through her website today! 

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Until next time, my dearest doula community, have a wonderful day!


Dearest Doula

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