Acupuncture for Pregnancy

Acupuncture can be used to assist with a range of pregnancy related conditions and discomforts.  It is also commonly used as routine pre-birth treatments starting around week 37 and has been shown to decrease labor time, reduce use of drugs, incidents of cesarean section and +42 week gestation. Throughout your pregnancy, treatments help: 

  • Early pregnancy supportive care
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Constipation and hemorrhoids
  • Varicose veins and vulval varicosities
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, pelvic and hip pain
  • Fatigue and exhaustion
  • Heartburn
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Breech and posterior positioned babies
  • Labor prep
  • Acupressure taught to support people to use for pain relief during labour
  • Postpartum recovery