Acupuncture can be a valuable tool to help the body before, during and after pregnancy.
For thousands of years Traditional Chinese Medicine has been used to promote fertility. Simple prescriptions can tonify the blood and qi in a woman’s body making her body stronger and more fertile in preparation for pregnancy. We begin by regulating the menstrual cycle and addressing any underlying patterns of disharmony while also boosting the body’s reserves. We also look at lifestyle and diet. Click to find out how acupuncture can support fertility.
For couples undergoing fertility treatment, acupuncture can support the IVF process while keeping you connected to yourself and helping to soothe the inevitable emotional issues that surface during the process. Click to find out how acupuncture can support couples going through IVF.
During pregnancy, acupuncture can be used on an as-needed basis to address a wide range of concerns from indigestion, nausea and vomiting to aches and pains. Acupuncture can also be used as a routine treatment to prepare the body for delivery. Acupuncture and moxibustion can be used to help turn a breech baby. To find out more about how acupuncture can safely support you during your pregnancy, click here.
Acupuncture can play an important role in helping a new mum settle into her new life. Postpartum care aims at building back the body’s depleted levels of qi and blood following pregnancy and delivery. This is a great support when the wonder of having a new baby in the house is combined with fatigue, sleeplessness and possible anxiety. Click to find out more.
We believe lifestyle and diet are important supports at all stages of pregnancy and postpartum recovery. We work with specialists in these fields who can help support you through the different stages of becoming and thriving as a new mum. Click here for details of our recommended practitioners.
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