Expecting mums

Pregnancy careHuman Pregnancy

During pregnancy your hormones can create a number of uncomfortable symptoms. Acupuncture can assist by regulating the hormones and easing these symptoms.

  • Morning sickness
  • Fatigue
  • Cold and flu
  • Insomnia
  • Swelling/oedema
  • Pelvic pain
  • Back ache

Pre-birth treatment

Pre-birth acupuncture treatment starts at week 36 of your pregnancy. Treatment aims to prepare your body for labour.

Benefits include:

  • Properly position the fetus
  • Relax pelvic muscles
  • Increase your energy for labour
  • Calm your mind and body
  • Reduce time of labour

Postpartum treatment

The postpartum period is when the body undergoes intense healing and recovery. Postpartum acupuncture treatments begin 3 days after birth.

Weekly treatments are recommended for the first month after birth to aid the process of:

  • Healing the perineum
  • shrinking the uterus
  • regulating hormones
  • promoting efficient lactation

These treatments can also prevent and treat other post borth symptoms such as:

  • Baby blues and postnatal depression
  • hair loss
  • carmps
  • urinary incontinence