Here are some benefits of practicing pleasure mapping for pregnant parents!
Pleasure Mapping helps to ground or calm physically. Taking a moment to pause & intentionally touch your body (or have your partner touch your body) or pleasure map can help to relax some of the physical discomforts of pregnancy: back, breasts, legs and ankle aches. It can support as a physical comfort measure during your pregnancy–
Pleasure Mapping helps pregnant parents develop body appreciation and confidence. You may be pregnant experiencing grief and sadness around how you look & feel during your pregnancy. Taking a moment to pause to pleasure map can help you to get in touch with your emotions about your new body.
Pleasure Mapping can help to decrease blood pressure.Your body are going through changes from increased hormones and expanding belly, and shifting in body to accommodate your babe. It all puts stress on your bodies which increases your blood pressure. A practice of pleasure mapping (with other physical comfort measures) can help to relax it.
If you’re interested in learning more about pleasure mapping & its benefits sign up for my virtual Pleasure Mapping for pregnant parents workshop. It’s Sunday, Jan. 22nd @ 1p CST and $25/attendee and/or family