Pre-natal Acupuncture has been used for centuries to keep women strong and healthy throughout their pregnancy. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have been used to successfully treat:
• Threatened Miscarriage
• Morning Sickness
• Bleeding during pregnancy
• High Blood Pressure
• Back pain, Hip pain and sciatica
• Carpal tunnel
• Hemorrhoids and constipation
• Itching and PUPPS rash
• Muscle cramping and restless leg syndrome
• Breech Presentation (up to 38 weeks)
1st Trimester: Weekly acupuncture treatments until 12-14 weeks of your pregnancy. Acupuncture at this time focuses on preventing miscarriage with our Maintaining Pregnancy Program and helps to alleviate nausea and vomiting, increase energy, prevent constipation and bloating, and reduce anxiety and help with sleep.
2nd Trimester: Women can benefit from receiving one treatment every 4 -6 weeks dependent on individual needs. Acupuncture can help maintain health and alleviate common pregnancy ailments like back pain, hip pain, headaches, stress, pelvic pain sciatica, indigestion, and insomnia.
3rd Trimester: Weekly treatments starting at 32 weeks if your baby is in the breech presentation, otherwise weekly treatments starting at 37 weeks for begin birthing acupuncture.
Acupuncture at this time helps to position the baby, ripen the cervix, increase energy, reduce anxiety, manage edema, and reduce high blood pressure.
Click to Download: Pregnancy Health Form (PDF)