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Can pregnant women get foot massages?

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January 11, 2011 9:10PM

Foot massages are great for managing pain and edema (swelling) during pregnancy, but the inside of the ankle should always be avoided. It is a reflexology point that corresponds to the uterus and can stimulate contractions and preterm labor.