Taking the time to prepare your body for labor can optimize fetal position, reduce interventions and shorten active labor times
Acupuncture has received lots of attention over the years for it’s success in natural labor induction. What many women don’t know is that receiving regular acupuncture treatment in the weeks leading up do delivery, carries with it a whole host of benefits including:
I recommend women begin weekly acupuncture treatments at week 34 of pregnancy. If you are approaching 40 weeks, your water has broken but you are experiencing contractions or your healthcare providers are anxious to get things moving, we can begin induction treatments. This typically consists of one to four treatments in short succession. Women often report feeling contractions during their first treatment.