Acupuncture is a safe and completely natural treatment that can be used during pregnancy, with a large bank of research to prove it works. Treating women through pregnancy is something I have a passion for as it can so often offer relief when all other options are not possible or haven’t been successful. Acupuncture before, during or after pregnancy is proven to help with
• Morning sickness
• Back, pelvis pain
• Preparation for labour
• Inducing labour
• Turning breech babies
• Breastfeeding (particularly milk supply)
• Recovery from birth
Using Acupressure for Labour
For many years I have worked with the midwife team in Streatham offering an ante-natal session on using acupressure in labour. These simple techniques can be used to:
• promote the start of labour
• offer pain relief
• reduce nausea
• keep calm during labour
• help ease the transitions between the stages of labour and ensure labour continues to progress
• help the baby to descend
I can offer this as a private session for expectant mothers and their birthing partners. The aim is to teach participants the selection of acupressure points which can then be used through the different stages of labour. For more information see http://www.hannahpearn.com/acupressure-pain-relief-labour/
I saw Hannah through my pregnancy to keep me well and help me to relax. At the end of treatment I had acupuncture to encourage a natural start to labour. I’m happy to say I went into labour spontaneously and had a straight forward birth. I can’t thank her enough for all her support.
Thank you for all of our amazing care and support over the last 3 years. I always left appointments feeling hopeful and with more trust and confidence in my body.
Thank you so much for all your friendly support and advice at the beginning of my IVF treatment. I always left your sessions calm and positive about my pregnancy. The treatment also helped a lot with my nausea and general well-being. I’d highly recommend Hannah to anyone wanting a little bit of extra support, care and expert advice in those first anxious weeks of pregnancy and beyond.