Pregnancy - Womens' Health Acupuncture
Acupuncture for Pre birth preparation
We recommend monthly in the second and third trimester unless unwell.
We aim to facilitate you in keeping calm and well balanced. These treatments help “hold” the pregnancy and encourage local blood flow to the area, and may assist with the following:
Neck pain, sciatica and pelvic pain, leg cramps, headaches
Nausea and vomiting
Tiredness, anxiety, depression and mood swings
Colds flu and sinusitis
Labour Preparation and Post Dates
As well as turning breech presentations, regular acupuncture weekly from week 36 has been shown to help “ripen” the cervix and direct the flow of energy downwards. We recommend twice weekly from week 38.
Encourage Post delivery Healing with Acupuncture Treatment
The first month post natally is the perfect time for a self nourishing treatment with Acupuncture for the following;
Restore and renew the spirit
Post partum depression "baby blues"
of cocyx injury
Women's Hormonal Imbalances
Menstural Symptoms including PMT, hot flushes and night sweats
painful periods, irregular periods, polycystic Ovaries, Endometriosis are conditions many women seek assistance with. It is the subtle balance of yin which help to manage these symptoms.
Sub-Fertility and IVF
Acupuncture is becoming a treatment of choice for many women experiencing difficulty with conception. Acupuncture works by balancing hormones and assisting the flow of qi and blood as well as reglatuing hormones and moving qi and blood throughout the body, harmony is regained. When there is balance in the body all body systems can work as they are designed to. Raewyn has experience with IVF support. Talk to her about having acupuncture treatment during your IVF cycles.
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