Birth preparation with acupuncture

Birth preparation with acupuncture

It can be information overload when you are preparing for birth. There are so many books, videos, classes and  advice. It can be overwhelming. As birth approaches, there may be many physical and emotional ailments that can affect well-being and the natural transition into labour. This is where birth preparation with acupuncture can assist. Often…

Development through the months of pregnancy according to Classical Chinese Medicine – Part 2

Here we continue on from the previous article regarding the development and recommendations during pregnancy. We are focusing on months 4-6. The fetus is now receiving nourishment from the placenta. The fetus is now starting to receive energy from the 5 elements – water, fire, earth, metal, wood. You can find more information on the…

Development through the months of pregnancy according to Classical Chinese Medicine Part 1

The first 3 months In Classical Chinese medicine, pregnancy is considered a spiritual action. It is advised to often partake in prayer and contemplation while being surrounded by things of beauty and pleasantry. Immerse yourself with relaxing music, beautiful art, nature and pleasant contented thoughts. Avoid violent and aggressive scenes. In the guidelines of what to eat…

Is pelvic and lower back pain getting you down in pregnancy?

Is pelvic and lower back pain getting you down in pregnancy?

Pain in pregnancy Are you experiencing lower back or pelvic pain? It is understandable not to want to take medication while pregnant. Yet the discomfort of pregnancy can sometimes be overwhelming. Pain during pregnancy can disturb sleep, everyday activities and even the ability to work. You may be experiencing pain may as mild discomfort, for  it may be…

Morning sickness relief for a natural pregnancy

Morning sickness relief for a natural pregnancy Are you pregnant? Are you feeling nauseous, tired and unwell? Queasy, feeling off colour, vomiting, find smells hard to handle? Do you want to have a healthy pregnancy and have relief from those feelings of nausea, vomiting and exhaustion!? Are you looking for natural relief from morning sickness? …