Acupuncture support during pregnancy.
A safe, gentle and effective natural treatment, which can be beneficial at all stages of pregnancy.
Acupuncture has very few side effects and many pregnant women choose acupuncture as an alternative to drug therapy for many common pregnancy complaints.
Acupuncture is helpful for relieving symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression, as well as helping to bring relief from some of the general ailments which can often occur during pregnancy like morning sickness and nausea, fatigue or lower backache.
Common symptoms which can occur during pregnancy
- Morning sickness
- Anxiety and stress related symptoms
- Heart burn
- Lower back pain
Taking good care of yourself and your unborn baby.
The basic foundations which help to achieve and maintain good health in pregnancy are diet, exercise, relaxation, rest and a good mental attitude.
A balanced diet provides the necessary nutrients and energy for you and is vital for your baby through the different stages of growth and development.
Gentle regular exercise helps cardiovascular and overall health and maintains strength flexibility and muscle tone for pregnancy and birth.
Rest and relaxation helps to keep stress levels low.
Balance between gentle exercise, rest and enough sleep helps to replenish and maintain overall health and well being.
Mindfulness meditation or other relaxation techniques will help you to maintain a positive view of life, helping to protect you and your unborn child from some of the negative effects of stress. Setting aside a special time each day or a few minutes at intervals throughout the day to mindfully breathe out and relax, can help you tune in to your baby and to listen and intuit more finely the needs of body and mind.