A touch of genius for moms

Kim Hanson got a full massage from Clare Fahlstrom of Go Home Gorgeous at Abbott Northwestern Hospital’s birth center in Minneapolis.

[Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 14, 2010] As she lay in a hospital bed after the birth of her third child that day in September 2005, Rachel Swardson was "sore, swollen and exhausted," depressed by the sterile atmosphere and harsh fluorescent lighting.

Swardson, 37, is founder of Go Home Gorgeous, a two-year-old Edina company that provides in-hospital "body therapy" to help new mothers relieve anxiety and otherwise recover from the stress of childbirth.

Posted on April 14, 2010 in Allina Health System

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