Fertility, Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting

Fertility, Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting

Acupuncture and Parenting
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Five Element Acupuncture and Pregnancy

When looking to start a family Five Element Acupuncture can help you gain a healthy condition. Often there is no western medicine diagnostic reason why a couple conceive or maintain a pregnancy:- Five Element Acupuncture can often help bridge that gap.

Five Element Acupuncture can greatly help with the journey of conception, pregnancy birth and parenthood. Where infertility is a challenge and life becomes stressful and full of anxiety, treatment can work alongside western medicine with IVF programmes and natural pregnancy, with pregnancy issues such as sickness, pain and exhaustion, strengthen you towards birth and support though post natal time. Helping the passage into parenthood an easier and supported experience.

Based on ancient principles which go back nearly two thousand years, acupuncture involves gently placing extremely fine, sterile needles at specific points on the body to trigger a healing response.

Source: British Acupuncture Council

Pregnancy and Fertility Five Element acupuncture can help to gain balance in the Body, Mind and Spirit in this often stressful time of a couple’s life. Helping with regulating the menstrual cycle, improving blood circulation to the pelvic organs, including the ovaries and uterus, helping to support ovulation dysfunction in some women, helping to improve sperm health in men. Along with helping specific needs within pregnancy and conception such as sustaining pregnancy when miscarriage is a challenge. Also working alongside assisted conception (IVF) to enhance the chances of maintaining the pregnancy.

My advice would be to come for Five Element acupuncture treatment about three months before to look at conceiving either naturally or assisted, this applies to both men and women. Though if this is not possible starting at any point through the process is helpful.
When pregnancy has happily developing Five Element Acupuncture treatment can be effective to help sickness, hip and back pain, exhaustion, stress and anxiety, to support you throughout the whole pregnancy towards the happy event and giving strength and confidence for labour and birth. Traditional five element acupuncture is safe all the way through pregnancy as long as provided by a trained traditional acupuncturist. (https://www.acupuncture.org.uk/public-content/public-safety-of-acupuncture/why-use-a-bacc-member.html)

Is often neglected but of utmost importance, Five Element Acupuncture care can enhance recovery from labour and birth and help with transition to a new way of living with a new baby(s). Postnatal depression, exhaustion and the anxiety of new parenthood can be supported too.

Parents who have adopted need support and care too as a very different process and can be very changing as well as rewarding.

Loss of pregnancy or child treatment can be very supportive though times of tragedy it is important to receive the care to help you through difficult stage of life.

Parenting is a time that we often forget ourselves. Regular treatment through the years of parenting can help maintain ones equilibrium though the challenges and stresses of babies, toddlers, to teens and leaving home or staying. We often put ourselves last as a parent, so give yourself some care through the parenting journey.

The number of treatments or sessions needed depends on your individual condition.
At first treatment is advised to be once or twice a week for about six treatments, there after spreading the treatments out to each person’s individual needs.
Long-standing and chronic conditions can need more time to improve, though everyone responds to treatment differently.
Traditional five element acupuncture is also very effective when used as preventive healthcare and many people like to come for sessions at the change of each season throughout the year, or continue treatment each mounth or six weeks to maintain good health and wellbeing.

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