Janet Markovits has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1997. She is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). She is the owner and founder of Maternal Massage and More. She is a graduate of the Swedish Institute, and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She has had the honor of studying with the elite in their field including Sports Massage with James Hackett, MotherMassage® with Elaine Stillerman, The Arvigo® Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy with Rosita Arvigo, CranioSacral and Lymphatic Drainage with the Upledger Institute to name a few.
She is passionate about helping women from fertility, to pregnancy, postpartum and beyond. Her goal is to keep you comfortable, give you resources and make you feel amazing both physically and emotionally during this very special time.
Janet is the Founder of The Pregnant New Yorker which provides alternative, fun health events in NYC and Brooklyn. Bringing the best guest speakers, products and services to the pregnant community.
She has volunteered her services for the NYC Fire Department after Sept 11th as well as the NYC Marathon and Bike NY. Maternal Massage and More has been featured on the Channel 11 Morning News, ABC News and many media outlets. She was also the host of "From Here to Maternity" on the VoiceAmerica Health & Wellness channel. She was doing podcasts before podcasts were a thing. Janet continues to educate herself and her clients on the latest techniques and research.
Janet received regular massage throughout her pregnancy. She worked on her feet all day taking care of patients until 38 weeks and attributes the weekly prenatal massages to feeling great.