True Health Acupuncture specializes in not just getting you pregnant, but helping you have the most healthy and memorable pregnancy and delivery.
What are common ailments treated during pregnancy?
- Pelvic Pain
- Neck and Upper Back Tension
- Low Energy
- Sleep issues
- Morning Sickness
- Back Pain
- Hip pain
- Gestational Diabetes
- High Blood Pressure
- Breech baby
Pre-labor support treatments typically start around week 36-37 at a frequency of once a week leading up to delivery. These treatments help to increase blood flow to the uterus, supports the ripening process of the cervix and support moms to prepare for a smooth transition.
Over the years, midwives and doulas continually give feedback that their clients who do pre-labor acupuncture typically spend less time in labor, transition faster and notice less need for medical interventions, including pitocin, epidurals and even c-sections.
Treatments around labor can help support overdue pregnant mothers who may be facing a medical induction.
Acupuncture and/or Acupressure during Labor is often used to help with unestablished labor, failure to progress, nausea, vomiting, fatigue and of course helping to reduce pain.
post natal care
This is the time where momma and baby need to be supported and nourished. Treatments can range from helping to support acute recovery such as bleeding and abdominal pain to breastfeeding, mastitis, postpartum depression and hormone balancing
Warming the womb
A technique that uses moxibustion over the lower abdomen, to aid in recovery, promote breast milk and even aid in the healing of Caesarian scars. Warming the womb is traditionally started 3-5 days after Birth and done as needed during the first 2 weeks.
If your child is struggling with a recurring health problem, not responding to western therapies or they are just not recovering or healing like you except, pediatric acupuncture might be a good fit!
Acupuncture is a safe and effective way to treat children of all ages. Believe it or not many children start to enjoy the process and you will be amazed how fast they respond.
WATCH A VIDEO of me treating my daughter at 16 months old for constipation
Non-needle techniques: Not all kids love needles as they often associate needles with the sensation from getting a shot or having blood drawn; however, Acupuncture needles have a much different and less intense sensation. If this is a concern or your child doesn't want to try needles after showing them, there are non needle techniques we can use such as micro-current, ear seeds, acupressure and pediatric Chinese massage called tui-na.
Some of the most common ailments kids get treated for
- Digestive issues: Constipation, Diarrhea, Acid reflux
- Common colds, flu’s, earaches
- Allergies, Sinus Congestion
- Asthma, wheezing, cough, bronchitis or low immune function
- Skin conditions such as rashes, hives & eczema
- Difficulty focusing, hyperactivity, ADD, ADHD
- Teenagers often get treated for anxiety, PMS, headaches and sports injuries
Whether you are just thinking about getting pregnant or have been struggling for years. Wherever you are at along this journey, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine could be the solution for you.
We also support the integration of eastern and western medicine and acupuncture has been shown to increase success rates of IVF when performed before and after transfer.