Pregnancy Pain

Pregnancy Pain

Pain During Pregnancy Isn’t it interesting that so much focus is placed on the pain that comes with labor and delivery and so little is said of the pain experienced during pregnancy?  Not to trivialize labor pain by any means, but many women experience pain during...
Breech Baby

Breech Baby

Moxibustion in the Treatment of Breech Baby Moxibustion is a technique commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  This ancient treatment modality dates back thousands of years.  Today moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is used for a variety of applications. ...
Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture and Pregnancy Pregnancy is truly a remarkable and special time in life.  For 40 weeks you get to share your body, emotions, food and everything else with this precious little being.  It’s amazing when you stop to think about it.  Although between the...
Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness There are many early signs of pregnancy, such as fatigue, swollen or tender breasts, backaches, headaches, frequent urination, and bloating but one of the more obvious symptoms declaring pregnancy is nausea.  Oh, morning sickness!  If you’ve been...
Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages What is Moxibustion? Moxibustion is a commonly used modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is the burning of a Chinese herb, ai ye (Artemisiae argyi), on or near the skin.  Through the warming quality of this...