Acupuncture, Herbs, Reiki
Acupuncture During Pregnancy:
When it comes to making a decision if it is safe to do acupuncture while pregnant, the answer is a big "YES".
There are only a few points that a registered and trained acupuncturist will avoid while a woman is pregnant and the rest of the acupuncture points on the body are safe during pregnancy. So it is quite safe to do acupuncture during pregnancy which will make the delivery much easier and eases pregnancy symptoms.
Benefits of Acupuncture during pregnancy:
A lot of individuals value acupuncture for easing a wide range of pregnancy symptoms including acid reflux, bloating, poor appetite, heartburn, swelling of the legs, constipation, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica and much more. (Source: http://www.whattoexpect.com)
Here are some of the pregnancy symptoms acupuncture can relieve that science has studied:
Some studies have shown that acupuncture done mainly can reduce the nausea and vomiting when a pregnant woman is experiencing morning sickness.
Lower back and pelvic pain
Acupuncture is great for reduction of lower back and pelvic pain during pregnancy. It relaxes the pregnant woman and reduces tension on her tendons and muscles so the pelvic pain and lower back pain will be less.
Acupuncture can relived depression and anxiety associated with pregnancy. Some studies show the it is a equal as counselling when it comes to depression and anxiety.
Getting to sleep and staying asleep can be harder than ever during pregnancy, but acupuncture has been shown to improve sleep patterns.