Pregnancy is an exciting moment in a woman’s life. Giving birth to a child is one of the most incredible things parents can experience. However, every experience with pregnancy is dissimilar. Some may not experience any changes to their health while others struggle with numerous side effects that highly impact their day to day lives.
Prenatal conditions include:
- Morning sickness
- Miscarriage prevention
- Nausea and vomiting
- Constipation and bloating
- Stress, anxiety
- Back pain, hip pain, pelvic pain, sciatica
Along with the physical symptoms, mental health is just as important to take care of during this time. With such big life changes in the near future, stress and emotions can have a more noticeable role towards changes in well-being. During pregnancy many women seek holistic options as it provides effective care with little to no chemical side effects towards the mother and baby.
Acupuncture is multifaceted towards all stages of pregnancy. Typically, during the prenatal stages, acupuncture is helpful in managing and diminishing the discomforts of pregnancy. Reducing stress, anxiety, and strengthening the body’s immunity are all key aspects that acupuncture has the ability to enhance. Acupuncture not only provides symptom relief, however more importantly focuses on supporting pregnancy to prevent miscarriage.