Prenatal & Postnatal Acupuncture

Pre- and Postnatal Acupuncture Care in Surrey Delta BC at Legacies Health Centre

Did you know you could benefit from Acupuncture during and after pregnancy? Common pregnancy conditions that Acupuncture can be applied for are:

          All aches and pains during and after pregnancy, i.e. musculo-sceletal pain, sciatica

          Morning sickness, nausea and vomiting, acid reflux

          Digestive problems such as constipation, diarrhea, hemorrhoids

          Urinary tract problems, such as urinary incontinence

          Edema

          Carpal tunnel

          Hypertension

          Headaches and migraines, insomnia

          Breech and posterior position babies

          Labor preparation and labor induction

          Anxiety and Depression

 

Acupuncture can help to gently prepare pelvis and cervix for labor. Weekly pre-birth treatments are recommended to do so starting in Week 36 or 37. Recently substantiated by international research, labor preparation treatments have the potential to:

          make the active stage of labor more efficient and

          may help reduce rates of medical interventions, such as inductions and caesarean sections.

In regards of postnatal care, Acupuncture has techniques to promote recovery, these includes the use of specific strengthening points. Other postnatal conditions that acupuncture can help with include:

          insufficient lactation and mastitis

          wound healing and scar tissue repair

          postnatal depression

          and urinary incontinence. 

Surrey Delta BC at Legacies Health Centre