Is acupuncture safe during pregnancy?

Benefits of Acupuncture while pregnant

Acupuncture is fantastic for use during pregnancy. Please inform your practitioner if you are pregnant or trying for a baby, as some points are contra-indicated in pregnancy.

Acupuncture can support you through pregnancy, by addressing any of the below:

  • Support during or to prevent miscarriage

  • Bleeding in pregnancy

  • Morning sickness

  • Vomiting

  • Heartburn

  • Constipation

  • Urinary Tract Infections

  • Muscle pain

  • Fatigue and exhaustion

  • Anaemia

  • Insomnia

  • Anxiety and depression in pregnancy

  • Itching during pregnancy

  • Sinusitis

  • Pregnancy induced hypertension/high blood pressure

  • Oedema - water retention

  • Acupuncture can help turn breech babies

  • From 37 weeks and with a healthy pregnancy - labour induction. Acupuncture points to promote labour