Reproductive Health

PREGNANCY

All natural treatments to support a healthy, low-stress pregnancy.  

Pregnancy brings with it a host of new physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges. Chinese Medicine offers a time-tested, age-old approach to healing physical ailments and bringing the body into it’s most harmonious state.   At a time when healthy, safe effective solutions are more important than ever, the use of acupuncture, herbs, nutritional support, and lifestyle coaching are the most non-invasive and effective tools to utilize.

General 

Many compare labor to running a marathon. In this way there are countless things a woman can do to prepare her body and mind for this major physical and emotional undertaking. Acupuncture has been connected, over and over, to aid in the following areas:

  • Prevent miscarriage
  • Treat nausea, benefit digestion
  • Improve fatigue, reduce swelling and improve circulation
  • Regulate blood pressure
  • Ease pain and discomfort
  • Ease psychological issues

Labor Prep

Acupuncture is a soothing and effective way to prepare the body for a smooth and comfortable labor and delivery. It lowers stress related hormone levels and increases whole body health. One of the major benefits is a ease pain and quicken the labor time.

  • Quick Labor
  • Eases pain & fears
  • Prevents tearing
  • Prevents episiotomy
  • Assist turning breech presentation
  • Reduce stress hormone levels
  • Increases sense of physical preparedness

Labor Induction 

Acupuncture effects energetic and hormonal obstacles to labor. It helps release energetic blockages and it jump starts the body in releasing prostaglandins to soften and ripen the cervix for labor, and oxytocin to trigger contractions.

  • Promotes relaxation
  • Increases circulation
  • Balances hormones
  • Reduces stress
  • Strengthens emotional resolve
  • Acts as an energetic catalyst
  • Ripens cervix, triggers oxytocin release

POSTPARTUM 

Postpartum medicine that meets the demands of a new mother’s heart, mind, and body. 

After labor, a woman’s body is under a great deal of physical stress. Much healing has to be done to return to the vitality of the pre-pregnancy state of balance and stability. New mothers who undergo treatment from practitioners of Chinese Medicine will benefit enormously. Physical recovery will be faster. Emotional ups and downs will be be more manageable. Milk supply will be increased. General health will be improved overall and will allow mother and child to experience more relaxation and intimacy.

General 

We nourish the body and getting blood and energy flowing to keep a new mother strong and in good spirits.

  • Post C-section support
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Constipation
  • Fatigue and low energy
  • Overall health and immune strength

Lactation Support

Acupuncture reduces inflammation, and stimulates prolactin – a hormone essential to healthy milk production.

  • Increased milk supply
  • Improved milk flow
  • Prevent and heal Mastitis
  • Improve ‘let-down’ response
  • Relieved breast, back, arm soreness
  • Lower stress hormones in milk

Emotional Balance

Chinese Medicine can regulate your hormones to help balance your emotions. Which leads to better bonding for mother and child.

  • Post Partum Depression
  • General Overwhelm
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Insecurities about new role