Prenatal Acupuncture

 

 

Our clinic supports mothers-to-be to try to maintain a healthy natural pregnancy and to collaboratively treat pregnancy related ailments with drug-free options. Acupuncture may help support a women in managing numerous pregnancy related conditions along with the care she is receiving by her primary maternity provider.

  • Morning sickness, nausea and vomiting
  • Labour preparation
  • Breech or malposition
  • Constipation, haemorrhoid's or loose stools
  • Hypertension
  • Insomnia
  • Mood disorders supportive care
  • Threatened miscarriage
  • Pubic symphysis pain
  • Sciatica and restless leg syndrome
  • Low back pains
  • Headaches

Acupuncture for Nausea of Pregnancy

Nausea of pregnancy or morning sickness is a normal and natural part of pregnancy. Nausea of pregnancy typically arises around 6-8 weeks of pregnancy. Although common, the symptoms can be debilitating. Many women suffer from scent sensitivity, nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, constant salivation, poor energy and inability to function in their day to day lives. Those with extreme nausea and vomiting are at risk of poor weight gain and dehydration. Acupuncture has been found in many clinical trials to be a supportive treatment option for morning sickness.

Breech or Posterior Position Acupuncture

 Multiple studies have found acupuncture to offer energetic supportive therapy for a mother with a breech baby. Many studies examining acupuncture for this purpose have been published in numerous Chinese Medicine and other medical journals. We offer acupuncture along to support the other recommendations provided by your primary maternity provider in collaboration. We accept referrals from midwives and maternity care providers.

Labour Preparation Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been used for centuries to support a mom-to-be to energetically prepare her body for labour. Acupuncture is often recommended starting week 37-38 of a pregnancy unless directed otherwise by your maternity care provider to gently support the body in preparation. Studies have found that acupuncture during pregnancy may to help to reduce labour related interventions and complications in collaboration with recommendations from their primary maternity provider .We accept referrals from midwives and maternity care providers.Labour preparation acupuncture is a therapy used to support the natural onset of labour in women whom are past their due date. Contact reception to book your appointments!

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