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