Balance Acupuncture
Samantha Hartig, Acupuncture Berwick

Pregnancy & Birth

Acupuncture Supporting You and Your Baby at this Special Time

For over 3000 years Traditional Chinese Medicine has promoted specialised treatment in pregnancy. Today, acupuncture is increasingly popular to promote health for you & your baby in a safe and gentle environment.

Pain & Tension

  • Back pain
  • Rib pain 
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Symphysis pubis / pelvic instability
  • Sciatica

Emotional Stress

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Worry 
  • Fear

Other Health Concerns

  • Nausea & morning sickness
  • Gestational diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Anaemia
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn / reflux
  • Headaches & migraines
  • Haemorrhoids & varicose veins
  • Insomnia
  • Oedema
  • Sinus problems
  • Threatened miscarriage
  • Tiredness & exhaustion
  • Thrush

Labour Preparation

Weekly treatment from 36 weeks to prepare your body for birth by gently encouraging the cervix to ripen and dilate, relaxing the ligaments and regulating hormones.

Research shows acupuncture can reduce the average labour time and improve the chances of a natural birth without intervention. 

Click here for an observational study.

Induction

Acupuncture can provide a gentle inducement of labour from 40 weeks if the baby is overdue and can be an effective alternative to medical induction.

Postnatal

Are you experiencing low milk supply, postnatal depression, urinary issues or low energy? Do you need help with wound healing and scar repair?

Acupuncture can help with all these issues.