Acupuncture and Pregnancy
The goal of the Fertile Harmony™ Program at Harmony Health, Inc. is not just a positive pregnancy test, but more importantly, a viable and healthy pregnancy, delivery and post-partum care.
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine is a safe and excellent way to boost and maintain optimal health during pregnancy. By continuing to balance the body for optimal wellness, it can nourish the expectant mother and baby while providing harmony in the womb. This in turn, reduces many of the common complaints experienced during pregnancy. Fertile Harmony™ Prenatal Support addresses:
- Symptoms of “morning sickness” such as nausea
- Headaches, back pain and sciatica
- Constipation, hemorrhoids, heartburn
- Breech position
- Fluid swelling
- Decreases miscarriage
- Deeply relaxing – reducing anxiety and stress
- Supports adequate blood flow to the uterus and fetus
- Calms “Restless Fetus Syndrome”
- Natural induction
Preparation for Labor and Delivery
Growing anxieties are common as you reach the end of your term. Acupuncture is extremely helpful in preparing your body for labor and delivery. It moves blocked energy that can impede labor and supports an easier delivery. We can also induce labor should you need help after your due date – all naturally without any undesirable side effects from medications.
After delivering your precious baby your body is at it’s most depleted state. Now is the time to focus on post-partum healing by supporting the natural cleansing and re-invigoration of the body’s blood and qi energy. This is a re-balancing that is Essential to nourish the new mother and re-energize the functions of giving life that have been depleted.
Harmony Health recognizes that every pregnancy is different, and every woman comes to it with her unique set of circumstances and existing network of support. Receiving acupuncture during your pregnancy and post-partum is all about doing everything you can to give yourself the healthy pregnancy you deserve and giving your baby the best start in life.