5 ways acupuncture helps during pregnancy

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Expectant mums suffer from a variety of symptoms during pregnancy, tiredness, nausea, backache and general aches and pains are common when you are eagerly awaiting the arrival of your little one. Acupuncture is a gentle therapy suitable for all stages of pregnancy and it helps women in the following ways. Ease morning sickness – One of… Read more »

Turning breech babies with acupuncture

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In 2005, a Cochrane review on turning breech babies with moxibustion showed that moxibustion, a type of Chinese medicine which involves burning a herb close to the skin, may be helpful in turning a breech baby when applied to the little toe. In 2008, a systematic review of studies assessing the effectiveness of acupuncture-type interventions (moxibustion, acupuncture,… Read more »