Pregnancy

Through acupuncture I offer effective treatments to support mother and baby from conception, throughout pregnancy, to birth.

Acupuncture can ease a woman through the many physical and emotional changes that occur during each trimester of her pregnancy and can help to ensure a comfortable and healthy pregnancy.

I combine gentle needing technique with moxibustion, which is a method of applying heat to particular parts of the body. It can be especially useful for certain conditions, including being used to turn a breech baby. The moxibustion gently encourages the baby to turn in the right direction.

I have extensive experience working as an acupuncturist in this field, and prior to this worked as a midwife (no longer practicing).

I am a member of both the Zita West national network of affiliated acupuncturists, (the largest integrated reproductive health clinic in the UK) and on the Herts Acupuncture Childbirth Team (specialising in pregnancy, obstetric and fertility care).

If you’re interested in treatments during your pregnancy, contact me with an email or phone call, so I can learn about where you are, and if it feels right we can schedule an appointment.

Common conditions treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine include:

1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
Morning sickness Heartburn High blood pressure
Colds/flu Carpal tunnel Pelvic pain
Threatened miscarriage Leg cramps Incontinence
Anxiety Sciatica Back pain
Digestive irregularities Hemorrhoids Breech baby
Sinus congestion Muscle aches & pains Edema
Anaemia Preterm labor Insomnia
Fatigue/low energy Labor preparation
Recurrent miscarriage Labor induction

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Mary is a member of the following organisations:

British Acupuncture Council Zita West Zita West


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