Acupuncture and Pregnancy: 

Holistic Support for Every Stage at Mornington Chinese Medicine

At Mornington Chinese Medicine, we understand that pregnancy is a unique and transformative journey, bringing joy and anticipation, as well as potential challenges and anxieties. Whether you’re experiencing the excitement of your first pregnancy or have faced hurdles such as miscarriage or a lengthy fertility journey, our compassionate practitioners are here to support you with the healing benefits of acupuncture.

The Benefits of Acupuncture During Pregnancy

Acupuncture, a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), offers numerous benefits during pregnancy by:

  • Balancing Hormones: Helping to regulate hormonal changes for a healthier pregnancy.
  • Easing Discomforts: Alleviating common issues like morning sickness, back pain, and fatigue.
  • Enhancing Circulation: Promoting blood flow to the uterus and placenta, supporting fetal development.
  • Reducing Stress: Encouraging relaxation and emotional well-being, crucial for both mother and baby.

Tailored Care Throughout Your Pregnancy

Our approach at Mornington Chinese Medicine involves personalized acupuncture treatments tailored to your unique needs at each stage of pregnancy:

  1. First Trimester: Supporting implantation, reducing miscarriage risk, and easing nausea.
  2. Second Trimester: Managing pain, improving sleep, and supporting fetal growth.
  3. Third Trimester: Preparing for labor, relieving discomfort, and promoting optimal baby positioning.

Emotional and Holistic Support

We recognize the emotional complexities that can accompany pregnancy, especially for those who have faced fertility challenges. Our treatments offer:

  • Emotional Balance: Providing a calming environment to reduce anxiety and support emotional health.
  • Comprehensive Care: Addressing both physical symptoms and emotional well-being for a holistic approach.
  • Mind-Body Integration: Utilizing the Fertile Life Method to enhance overall health and support a successful pregnancy.

Why Choose Mornington Chinese Medicine?

  • Experienced Practitioners: Skilled in supporting pregnancy and fertility journeys.
  • Personalized Treatment Plans: Tailored to meet your specific needs and concerns.
  • Collaborative Approach: Working alongside your obstetrician & midwives to offer integrated care.
  • Nurturing Environment: A safe, welcoming space for your pregnancy journey.

Begin Your Journey with Us

Embrace the nurturing support of acupuncture during your pregnancy. Contact Mornington Chinese Medicine today to schedule your appointment and let us help you achieve a healthy, happy pregnancy.

Experience the nurturing benefits of pregnancy acupuncture with us. 

Our treatments support your health and well-being, helping you thrive and cherish each moment of your pregnancy journey.

What we can do

  • Threatened miscarriage
  • Morning sickness
  • Hyperemesis gravidarum
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, pelvic and hip pain
  • Fatigue and exhaustion
  • Itching in pregnancy
  • Hypertension disorders including Pregnancy-induced hypertension
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Breech and posterior positioned babies
  • Labour preparation