Now that you are pregnancy, maintaining your health and a healthy pregnancy is a priority. It will determine the health of your baby for the rest of its life!

Having a healthy and stress free pregnancy is directly related to the future of your child’s development and health for a lifetime.

Having a healthy and stress free pregnancy is directly related to the future of your child’s development and health for a lifetime.

Is acupuncture safe during pregnant?

Acupuncture is safe during and after pregnancy. It is one of the most effective natural therapies to support your health and a healthy pregnancy. It is important to point out - it's safe when performed by a trained and licensed professional that has experience in fertility and working with pregnant women.

Does acupuncture help with nausea pregnancy?

Nausea and vomiting also known as morning sickness in early pregnancy are troublesome symptoms for some women, and in some cases nausea can last throughout the pregnancy. In an NIH study acupuncture has been proven effective in the relief of nausea during pregnancy and positively improve the health status of women in pregnancy.

During the first trimester the most important systems are developing in the fetus such as the brain, neural tubes and the heart. Making sure you use therapies that are natural and work with your body, will help the development of the fetus and later on with delivery.

Does acupuncture help prevent miscarriages happen?

Acupuncture has been used effectively for thousands of years to help with nausea and vomiting and to maintain a healthy pregnancy and ease delivery. Acupuncture supports a healthy pregnancy and helps prevent miscarriage, especially in the case of previous miscarriage.

Within fertility research, acupuncture demonstrates beneficial hormonal responses with decreased miscarriage rates, raising the possibility acupuncture may promote specific beneficial effects in early pregnancy.

There are many conditions that arise during pregnancy, while they may not be serious, they are uncomfortable and while many drugs will say they are safe and effective even during pregnancy, do you really want to take that risk when there is a safe and effective natural alternative?

Does acupuncture and moxibustion really turn a breech baby? How do you turn a breech baby?

Here is where I will get on my “soap box” about turning breech babies. Around week 35 your physician will have a conversation with you about having a breech baby because it can make delivery more “complicated” and that may mean your doctor or the clinic delivering will want to schedule a C-section to avoid “complications”. In my experience 18 years), if there is plenty of space and fluid, and the baby can move around , it is easier to “encourage” the baby to move.

It can support your body’s natural health and healing as it goes through a total transformation during the pregnancy. It helps your body do what it does naturally!

You probably have many more questions about how you can use Chinese medicine and acupuncture for a healthy pregnancy.

The best is to give me a call and we can discuss what is best for you and your baby.