Did you know that acupuncture is not only effective in helping women get pregnant but it’s also a great way to help women stay pregnant? Acupuncture in early stages of pregnancy is very helpful in reducing chances of miscarriage and pregnancy loss. In addition, many of the common symptoms related to pregnancy can be improved with acupuncture treatments. Below is a list of benefits of acupuncture during pregnancy stages.

First Trimester

  • Improve fatigue
  • Treat morning sickness
  • Reduce or Eliminate nausea and vomiting
  • Help reduces chances of miscarriage

Second Trimester

  • Treat morning sickness if it continues
  • “Tune-Up” to keep body in balance
  • Treat low back pain
  • Treat anxiety, mood changes and support emotions

Thirst Trimester

  • Treat hypertension
  • Treat low back pain
  • Treat Anxiety and mood
  • Labor Prep
  • Balance body and mind
  • Post-Partum
  • Restore Hormone balance and mood
  • Prevent and treat post-partum depression
  • Expedite healing of C Section
  • Treat insomnia
  • Improve energy

Acupuncture and pregnancy has multiple benefits however it’s important to be treated by someone who is licensed and knowledgeable. A Licensed acupuncturist or trained clinician who is trained in proper acupuncture practices during pregnancy can be an asset to you during the natural stages of pregnancy. There are certain points that need to be avoided during pregnancy, however, a trained practitioner can use acupuncture to assist you in a safe and effective manner.