Once full-term is reached acupuncture is used to encourage labour. Some points are specifically chosen for the woman’s individual constitution and some are more generic ones that interact directly with the sacral plexus, a group of nerves that are intimately involved in the birthing process.
Success may require treatment on consecutive days and depends on timing with the best results between days 10 and 14 over.
If you are interested in Pregnancy Acupuncture, bookings are easily made by phoning the clinic receptions. If you have any problems or to discuss your issues, or concerns, please use the contact form or call me on 07786 184759.
Breech babies are ideally treated between 32 – 35 weeks. At this stage treatment is 80% effective and may only requires a one off treatment to show you how to continue treatment at home with a moxa stick (a cigar shaped stick of artemisia herb). The moxa stick is lit and held over specific […]
The information on this page has been arranged into the following simplified categories: – Overview – Nausea and vomiting – Mental health – Pain during pregnancy – Dyspepsia (indigestion) – Breech presentation – Pre-birth weekly treatment from 36 weeks – Affect on Cervix – Induction of labour – Effects during labour – Post-partum surgical recovery […]
Acupuncture during pregnancy provides drug-free treatment. We have years of experience helping women get the most out of their pregnancy. There are four important aspects to acupuncture during pregnancy discussed here: 1. Acupuncture through the trimesters: ensure the health of yourself and the baby 2. Acupuncture for symptoms in pregnancy 3. Acupressure before […]
Healthy eating from a Chinese medical perspective involves a lot of common sense with some unusual suggestions. Below is a summary: Chinese dietary advice explains that healthy eating aids digestion in it’s process of ‘transformation and transportation’. We ‘transform’ food into material that can be used which is then ‘transported’ to where it is […]