The maternity bean bag therapy cushion for ultimate pregnancy comfort!

 

 

 

Our maternity treatment bean bags are made for both the therapist and client in mind. By lowering your treatment couch, the therapist  is able to place the cushion and foot rest on top of the treatment couch. Since the treatment height is fully adjustable, this allows you to ensure optimum positioning for both therapist and client comfort. The cushion is versatile and allows for face up treatments such as pregnancy facials and pedicures too!

 

The faux leather is easy to clean between client, moulds to support every inch of your client with a foot rest for additional comfort. Often clients are so impressed by the cushion that they want one for home comfort too!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits of bump down treatments !

 

There are several medical resources as quoted below confirming the benefits of lying face forward whilst pregnant, summarised as follows:

 An incredible feeling of weightlessness,allowing you to enjoy your treatment in optimal comfort.

 

Brazilian research has confirmed that spending time on your front improves oxygen saturation to the wombis optimal and decreases respiratory rates of the patient inducing a higher state of relaxation and hence lower stress levels.

 

Whilst Australian studies illustrate how lying on your front can  assisst with pre eclampsia blood pressure rates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Resources:

 

[1] Miller T.A., Joss-Moore L, Menon S.C, Weng C, Puchalski M.D. Umbilical Artery Systolic to Diastolic Ratio is Associated with Growth and Myocardial Performance in Infants with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Prenat Diagn. 2014 Feb; 34(2): 128–133. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3999234/. 

 

[2] Oliveira C, Lopes M.A.B, Rodrigues A.S, Zugaib M, Francisco R.P.V. Influence of the prone position on a stretcher for pregnant women on maternal and fetal hemodynamic parameters and comfort in pregnancy. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2017 Jun; 72(6): 325–332. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5463251/. 

 

[3] Dennis A.T, Hardy L, Leeton L. The prone position in healthy pregnant women and in women with preeclampsia - a pilot study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 Nov 16;18(1):445. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30445912/. 

[4] Nakai Y, Mine M, Nishio J, Maeda T, Imanaka M, Ogita S. Effects of maternal prone position of the umbilical arterial flow. Acta Obstet GynecolScand. 1998;77((10)):967–9. doi: 10.1080/j.1600-0412.1998.771003.x; https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9849838/. 

 

[5] Ali M, Sajjad N.S. Prone Positioning for Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Pregnancy. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2016;193:A1886. https://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2016.193.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1886. 

 

[6] Sabino J, Frauer J.N. Pregnancy and low back pain. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2008 Jun; 1(2): 137–141. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2684210/. 

 

[7] Heazell AEP, Li M, Budd J, Thompson JMD, Stacey T, Cronin RS, Martin B, Roberts D, Mitchell EA, McCowan LME. Association between maternal sleep practices and late stillbirth – findings from a stillbirth case-control study. BJOG2017; https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.14967. 

 

[8] O'Brien L.M, Warland J. Maternal sleep position: what do we know where do we go? BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015; 15(Suppl 1):A4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4402690/.