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...
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...
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...
Prepare for Labor

Prepare for Labor

Acupuncture In Pregnancy Acupuncture is an excellent way to help your body prepare for labor.  Weekly sessions during the final month of pregnancy, beginning around week 36, can help prepare the mother for an efficient childbirth.  I mean really, labor isn’t something...