Treatments

Pre-Birth

Prebirth acupuncture offers a range of positive effects that goes beyond reducing the time spent in labour, with midwives reporting a reduced rate of medical intervention.

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Appointment

A series of treatments in the final weeks of pregnancy to prepare a woman for childbirth which may help to;

  1. Ripen the cervix
  2. Reduce anxiety & stress to invoke calm & strength in the pre-birth time.
  3. Increase chances of birth starting on time, within 40 weeks.
  4. Treat other late-stage pregnancy symptoms such as heartburn, leg cramps, back pain, insomnia or swollen hands & feet, itching and fatigue
  5. Shorten duration of labour

Treatment Plan

A pre-birth visit and treatment once per week starting at week 36 to 40 weeks

Exercise

  1. Walking/Swimming ~20-30 minutes two to three times each week
  2. Pre-Natal Yoga or Tai Chi-two times each week
  3. Mindful Relation / Meditation / Visualization ~ 5-10 minutes each day
  4. Rest~20-30 minutes each day