Pregnancy and Childbirth

The 9 months of pregnancy should be a period of balanced health during which the well-being of the developing baby can be maximised, leaving the mother feeling calm and contented.

By smoothing the flow of Qi, acupuncture during pregnancy can relieve morning sickness, excessive tiredness, backache, haemorrhoids and constipation.  >>  More

Many women want a 'natural childbirth' and seek to avoid medical intervention with syntocinon induction. Acupuncture has the ability to initiate contractions prior to the woman experiencing any labour pains using points which encourage the downward movement of energy. Three to five sessions may be required.

A healthy labour should move smoothly from first to third stage.  >>  More