Acupuncture for Last 2 Weeks of Pregnancy

Last Two Weeks

Pregnancy Acupuncture for the last two weeks of your Third Trimester

You’re in the final stretch now (pardon the pun!), Bring It On! This can be a long two weeks waiting for labour to begin and your baby to arrive. You may have finished up work and feel like you’re just waiting for the bomb to drop, examining every little twinge through a microscope, wondering if the time has come. This can be a time of lots of concerns, questions and more new physical changes, yet again.

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Acupuncture at this time towards the end of your pregnancy is referred to as Pre-birth or Pre-labour Acupuncture. You may be feeling anxious, stressed, huge and bloated (are those really my feet?), wondering if your cervix is ripening and if baby’s head is engaging. You may ask yourself, will I really know if labour has started? Will I get to the hospital on time? And the dreaded, what if I show up at the hospital and they send me back home?! Has my bump dropped? Will I breast feed or not? Can I really do this? (Yes, you can). Concerns about how the birth will go can begin to dominate your thoughts. Here at Bring It On we can help with all this and more. We can make this a time of preparation, relaxation and confidence. It’s akin to a spa treatment and it’s a really nice thing for you to do for yourself and it helps baby too. The following are some common reasons women seek Bring It On Pregnancy Acupuncture in the last two weeks of their third trimester:
• Oedema, bloating, swelling
• Breech presentation or malposition of your baby
• High blood pressure
• Birth preparation treatments such as Cervical Ripening
• Facilitating baby’s head engaging
• Labour Induction treatments
• Stress, worry, anxiety
• Heartburn
• Pelvic pain or instability
• Back pain
• Headache
• Restless legs
• Haemorrhoids
• Tingling sensation in hands
• High blood pressure
• Insomnia, sleep disturbances

We haven’t listed all possible conditions so if your condition is not listed here, we can still help.

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