Regular session during pregnancy
Having a regular acupuncuture session during pregnancy is helpful to prevent many problem during pregnancy. But you also could try an session when you recognize the needs.
|Turning a breech baby
around 30 weeks. (Trying by 33 weeks is better.)
It is increasingly popular and is often recommended at maternity units
as a first choice of treatment. It is very simple procedure for acupuncturist
to carry and it’s success rate has been well established via research.
|Induction/Stimulate for giving birth
around 40 weeks.
It help you feel open to the experiences of labor, which in turn helps
you to let go of tension. Which involve inserting thin needles at specific
points on the body to stimulate organs or energy flows. The hormones “progesterone”
and “relaxin” are carried in your body, and these will help to soften the
surrounding muscles and ligaments and encourage controlled stretching.
|Common problems in Pregnancy
Low back pains
Development of fetus produces misplacement of center of gravity of woman
towards front. It induces accentuation of lumbar lordosis and contraction
of lumbar muscles retaining the posture. Spine resists more and more strong
forces of traction during the pregnancy that causes low back pains.
Stress and poor sleep can cause tension, which will make back pain worse. Experiment with relaxation therapies to ease discomfort.
Sleep disorders during pregnancy
Insomnia is quite often during the pregnancy.
Edema or swollen legs during pregnancy
There are 35% of pregnant woman develops edema during their pregnancies.
Constipation is frequent between pregnant women and may become worse during
the course of pregnancy. Explanation of that is in slowing bowel movement
due to increasing reabsorbing of water from intestine by kidneys. Activate
the bowel movemet by an acupuncture session is helpful.
There are great variations of weight increase during pregnancy. Acupuncture
was shown to have good results to prevent it improving metabolism, blood
circulation and waters movement.