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Acupuncture in Pregnancy

pregnancy.jpgAcupuncture is particularly great to use at the time of pregnancy as it offers MEDICATION FREE TREATMENT ( as we all know pills and tablets are made of Chemicals and have a range of side effects).

Many pregnant women seek acupuncture to help with:

Acupuncture Can Turn Breech Babies

An acupuncture technique called moxibustion has been used for many centuries   to turn breech babies. A herb called moxa is 'compacted' into a cigar shaped stick, one end of which is lit and it's slowly smoldered directly above an acupuncture point on the little toe. Research is currently underway, but previous scientific studies have found promising results for the turning of breech babies; somewhere in the region of 80% success rate.

Acupuncture and Labour

Acupuncture can be used to help to induce labour in overdue pregnancies-over 40 weeks pregnant. It should only be used with the consent of the obstetric team in charge of the birth.

Acupuncture treatment can occasionally have a very rapid effect, but generally speaking it may take at least a few days to work.

After The Birth

Acupuncture is used by new mothers to increase energy levels, to promote healing, and help with problems such as hemorrhoids and mastitis.

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