Prenatal: Nausea or Morning Sickness, Back Pain, Hip Pain, Pelvic Pain, Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia, Fatigue, Migraines, Headaches, Hemorrhoids, Constipation, Heartburn, Hypertension, Gestational Diabetes
Nearing Labour: Breech Position, Cervical Ripening, Induction of Labour
Postnatal: Postpartum Depression & Anxiety, Fatigue, Postpartum Pain (Back Pain, Pelvic Pain, Perineal Pain), Insufficient Lactation, Hemorrhoids, Hypertension
Prenatal care is an important aspect of ensuring a healthy pregnancy for both the mother and the baby.
Due to major changes in the body such as hormone levels, increased pressure on internal organs due to a growing uterus, weight gain, and slowing of the digestive system, there are several pregnancy-related issues that may result. If unmanaged, these conditions may lead to considerable discomfort throughout the pregnancy.
Postnatal issues can arise after childbirth, as the body undergoes various changes. These can create physical, mental, and emotional challenges. Physical issues can include postpartum pain, breastfeeding difficulties, fatigue, and hormonal changes. Emotional issues can include postpartum depression and anxiety, mood swings, and feelings of isolation.
Acupuncture is a natural and safe form of treatment that can help support women during all stages of pregnancy, from conception to postpartum care. Prenatal acupuncture can help alleviate a variety of common discomforts and health concerns that arise during pregnancy. These may include morning sickness, fatigue, back pain, headaches, and sleep issues, among others. Acupuncture treatment can also help prepare the body for labor and delivery, promote relaxation, and balance hormones. Additionally, acupuncture can support postpartum recovery, easing the physical and emotional stress of childbirth.
At Thrive Acupuncture, we provide individualized treatment plans for each patient’s specific needs and concerns. Our goal is to support women throughout their entire pregnancy journey, from prenatal care to postnatal recovery, and help them achieve optimal health and wellness.
If you are struggling with prenatal/during pregnancy or postnatal/post-pregnancy issues, acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for you. For more information contact us or book an appointment using the button below.
Andrea is wonderful. She is so thorough and helpful without being aggressive. She’s knowledgeable and can address any/all of your concerns with acupuncture. If it’s something beyond her expertise she will make suggestions that have helped me and my family tremendously. Her energy is positive and beautiful. I look forward to my appointments with her. The results are definitely not temporary!
Andrea is a kind and thoughtful practitioner. I went to her for acupuncture and cupping to relieve pain from a chronic back injury. She took a detailed history, provided excellent care, and gave me advice on ways to manage my pain in-between visits. I highly recommend Thrive Acupuncture for anyone who is looking for wholistic and compassionate care.
Andrea is exceptionally professional, knowledgeable, and friendly – I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my treatments with her. Her experience, especially with pregnancy, is obvious in her practice. You will always feel welcome and comfortable in her care.