Pregnancy

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Gives Birth

by admin on June 28, 2018 No comments

A BIG congratulations to Jacinda Arden, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, who gave birth to her baby daughter last Thursday at 4.45pm local time.

For women especially in their 30’s who are pregnant, trying to conceive or new mothers, Jacinda is a positive role model, and we need more like her. Congratulations!

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Pregnant and scared, Previous miscarriage.

by admin on May 18, 2018 No comments

Pregnant and Scared. Miscarriage can be a real test of your emotions, patience and strength. When you have had a previous miscarriage, then you’re pregnant again, you may feel scared, or sick with worry. This is completely understandable and I’m seeing a few women in the clinic at the moment in this exact position. Let’s talk about some of the issues that come up.

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When can I start Acupuncture to induce labour?

by admin on March 28, 2018 No comments

“Can you induce labour?”, is a common question to an acupuncturist. The third Trimester can be exciting – with you seeing the finish line in sight. You may begin to think about the birth a lot more and wonder if you’re open to Acupuncture to induce labour. 

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Can Acupuncture prevent Miscarriage?

by admin on September 30, 2017 No comments

Q: Can Acupuncture prevent miscarriage? A: No

Miscarriage is common and a devastating outcome for those who have been trying to conceive for months or even years. We take a look at the factors affecting couples when it comes to Miscarriage and make clear distinctions about when Acupuncture can help you in this situation.

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5 Challenges facing Women going on Maternity Leave

by admin on February 10, 2017 No comments

The modern world asks a LOT of women. Past generations didn’t have to deal with this choice and now millions of women everywhere are challenged by this all the time.  Let’s look at some of the issues facing women leading up to leaving their job for Maternity Leave.

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Did Acupuncture work to induce labour?

by admin on January 9, 2017 No comments

Did Acupuncture work to induce labour? This is a great question and I’m asked it often. In this post, we’ll clarify what labour induction is, what Pre-birth Acupuncture is and I’ll tell you a little about my own Acupuncture preparations before labour. We’d also love for your to comment if you’ve had a story to tell about Acupuncture for your Birth Preparation.

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Did Acupuncture help you get Pregnant?

by admin on November 30, 2016 No comments

Couples struggling with falling Pregnant often go through a silent experience. Often you’re trying to conceive but no-one knows from the outside, only your private conversations with your partner bring up the issues around not falling Pregnant or the stress of the hurdles along the way. You may search online to get support or advice from specific forums & chat rooms. It’s not professional advice, but you think at least someone here can sympathise with the heartache, frustration & tears. You hear from Women and men who share their experiences and disappointments of failed IVF cycles, or grief of a miscarriage or even the joy of success. One of the questions that often comes up in conversation is “Did Acupuncture help you get Pregnant?”

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Is Acupuncture safe during early Pregnancy?

by admin on November 27, 2016 No comments

You’ve just done a pregnancy test, or several and found out you’re Pregnant. Receiving news of a positive pregnancy test can be a time of mixed emotions as you settle into your new path ahead. Excitement, Joy, nerves or even worry. Everyone says those first 12 weeks are the hardest, as you are at your most vulnerable. Let’s discuss whether having Acupuncture is a good idea or not and why.

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How To Recover Quickly When You’ve had a C-Section

by admin on November 5, 2016 No comments

You’ve made it to the other side – Motherhood. You’ve had a Caesarian section and the Doctor has said about 6 weeks of recovery lie ahead. Which isn’t what you planned on…. Lets look at some ideas Chinese Medicine has, about recovery after C-Section and how it can help you.

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