Acupuncture has been very well researched in pregnancy. It is safe, effective and very well tolerated by pregnant moms.
Treatments are done weekly starting at 36 weeks to prepare for birth. The points used will help to:
- Ripen the cervix
- Position the baby in the best presentation for labour
- Promote optimal energy and stamina for women to enter into labour
Each treatment takes between 45 min to 1 hr.
If you would like to read more about the research on prebirth acupuncture and acupuncture and pregnancy in general please visit: http://acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz/Pregnancy-Research.aspx