Labour Induction

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Acupressure for Labour

by admin on January 24, 2018 No comments

What is Acupressure for labour preparation all about? Acupressure for Labour has been substantiated with some clinical trials. Using it during your labour can be helpful. But why wait until the last minute to feel the symptomatic relief and use it?

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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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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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Preparing for Labour : The Basics (Part 2)

by admin on October 17, 2016 No comments

The latest research suggests preparing for labour using Complementary Medicine makes differences in birthing outcomes. Here, we continue our look at the Basics of Birth Preparation with one of the most important tips – Relaxation. 

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Improving Birthing Outcomes: The Latest Research

by admin on September 19, 2016 No comments

Yesterday I went to a seminar on the recent outcomes of a study completed by Dr Kate Levett, Registered Acupuncturist & PhD. Kate and her colleagues at the Western Sydney University have published their paper on how Complementary Medicine and birth preparation courses similar to ‘She Births’ can assist birthing outcomes and even shorten labour times with much discussion in the media about her work.

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Acupuncture Points to avoid during Pregnancy Massage

by admin on September 4, 2016 No comments

When you’re Pregnant in the second or third Trimester, you may start to feel the niggles, aches and pains of your body adjusting to accommodate the baby as it grows. Aches and pains in the neck, shoulders, and lower back are common as your posture changes. A massage sounds divine, but here’s some tips before you get started.

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What you need to know about Smoking during Pregnancy

by admin on July 29, 2016 No comments

For some of us its an easy conclusion; Smoking during Pregnancy is unhealthy. But for those that are smokers, the addiction makes it REALLY challenging to quit, even when there’s a new life to consider. You might recall the controversy surrounding Radio personality, Chrissie Swan’s struggle with giving up smoking, that really divided the nation. Many were outraged and and many were sympathetic to a distraught mother-to-be.

Here we take a look at the issues around Smoking during Pregnancy.

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Does Acupuncture bring on Labour?

by admin on June 9, 2016 No comments

Did you know Acupuncture can be recommended by midwives to initiate labour? Doctors can also be supportive of trying methods such as acupuncture to bring on labour naturally. Here we discuss Acupuncture to bring on Labour, what’s involved and how the body can respond.

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Post-Natal Abdominal Separation

by admin on May 9, 2016 No comments

Abdominal Separation can often happen to women during or after giving birth. Most doctors say it will heal and just to continue normal daily life. We ask Osteopath, Vanessa Fisher about Abdominal Separation, the importance of helping it heal more fully and the issues with multiple births on the core stability. 

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