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Acupuncture during Pregnancy

Many pregnant women are turning to acupuncture to provide drug-free relief from many symptoms of pregnancy.

 

Pregnancy Acupuncture, Specialized Chinese Herbs, Flower Essences, Homeopathy and Labor Acupuncture are all safe modalities that a new mom can incorporate. There are certain foods and teas you can help to sail smoothly through a pregnancy rather than bear through it. This is a life changing and miraculous time for families, taking quality time and care for oneself is an essential foundation.

What if I don’t like Needles?

If you have a fear of needles, Acutonics and Ear seeds are an effective alternative as well.

Acupuncture and homeopathy have been used to relieve pain during labor and delivery and to help with induction. The most famous application of Moxibustion is for the use of a Breech baby.

Fertile Way has effectively turned numerous little ones with this simple, yet effective modality.

 

First Trimester

Women who received acupuncture treatments regularly before their 14th week of pregnancy had:

  • Less nausea

  • Shorter bouts of morning sickness than women who do not receive the treatment.

 

Second & Third Trimester

During the second and third trimester, acupuncture has been used to successfully treat:

  • Heartburn

  • Hemorrhoids

  • Colds

  • Constipation

  • Headaches

  • Sciatica

  • Joint pain

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Threatened miscarriage

  • Headaches


Postnatal Care

While giving birth is one if life’s most amazing miracles it can also take a toll on new moms and families both physically and emotionally.

Fertile Way prides itself with unsurpassed care in a balanced and non-judgmental approach.

Chinese Medicine has many benefits in treating:

  • Post-partum depression

  • Lack of breast milk after delivery

  • Back Pain

  • Anxiety

  • Fatigue

  • Mastitis