Acupuncture during Pregnancy
Natural Pregnancy Care
Have a healthy and comfortable pregnancy, prepare for labour and ensure your well being post partum. Acupuncutre can safely help with:
Care at each stage of your pregnancy and beyond
Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to safely help women find relief from the common aches and discomforts that may occur in pregnancy.
Pre-conception: preparing for a healthy pregnancy
Planning to start trying soon? This is the perfect time to nourish your body in preparation for a healthy pregnancy and birth. Our pre-conception acupuncture protocols can start at any time but are ideal if begun at least
3 months prior.
Customized to what your body needs at each trimester
Your needs may change throughout the months, and we have you covered at each step. Gentle and effective acupuncture to help relieve digestive issues, body aches and improve mood and energy levels.
Acupuncture labour preparation
Acupuncture can be used to help prepare the body for labour naturally. Although specific acupuncture points may be used for encouraging labour to start, ideally women will want to begin the preparations at week 36-37 up to delivery date. Studies have shown acupuncture to safely encourage cervical ripening, increase circulation, release muscle tension and alleviate stress and tension.
During the postpartum period, acupuncture can help calm the mind, benefit sleep, improve mood and encourage healing. It can also help increase milk production.