Floating offers relief and relaxation during pregnancy

Floating is also popular with pregnant women. “Laying in this highly buoyant water takes away strain on spines and gives relief to sore backs and joints,” says Grimes. “Stress melts away. Swelling is reduced. Need sleep? An hour of sleep in the tank is equal to four hours, and just being out of gravity leaves people feeling deeply rested. Floating has been proven to help other common conditions of pregnancy such as depression and anxiety by decreasing cortisol levels and encouraging the production of endorphins,” Grimes adds.

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