Acupuncture during pregnancy

Issues arising during pregnancy

Chinese medicine offers a range of helpful therapies for common problems that you may experience in pregnacy:

  • Nausea and vomiting (“morning sickness”) (1,2)
  • Heartburn and reflux (3-6)
  • Insomnia and fatigue (7)
  • Constipation (8,9)
  • Headache and migraine (10-18)
  • Urinary tract infections (19)
  • Restless legs and leg cramps (20-22)
  • Anxiety and depression (23)
  • Itching and rashes (24-29)
  • Sinusitis and hayfever (30-32)


I am moving articles about health conditions to my clinic’s website (Ocean Acupuncture). Follow the links below to see useful information:



If you would like to know how I can help you with your pregnancy issues, please contact me or request a free 15-minute consultation at the clinic.




Pregnancy wellness treatments

Yes, it is OK have acupuncture in pregnancy even if you don’t feel any symptoms or problems.

Taking time out to rest and replenish your energy is very valuable.  These days, most women are working well into the third trimester – this includes the 24/7 work of stay-at-home parenting.

This is reason enough to take some time once a week, or once a fortnight, to simply stop and rest.  Based on your pulses and how you are feeling, I will construct a gentle restorative treatment to top up your energy tanks, calm the mind and soothe the emotions.


If you would like to know more about pregnancy wellness treatments, please contact me or request a free 15-minute consultation at the clinic.


–> Acupuncture to prepare for labour and birth

–> Pre-birth Acupuncture Treatment Pack

–> Post-natal recovery



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