Reiki treatments are good for pregnant woman, because they help to alleviate some of the minor and major complaints of pregnancy, such as morning sickness in the first trimester, and later, lower back pain. Reiki also helps to soothe women as the emotions begin to fluctuate due to the large amount of hormones being released in the system. A mother often holds her baby lovingly anyway and once she has learned to give reiki, she can pass it on to her baby each time she strokes and touches it. This higher from of energy will intensify the natural relationship between mother and child and make it finer. Moreover, everything the infant human being experiences in its first weeks, months and years condition it for life. Whoever received a lot of love and affection as a baby will generally be able to pass on this qualities himself when he becomes older.