Pre-birthing Acupuncture

Pre-birthing Acupuncture

Pre-birthing Acupuncture & Hypnotherapy

Pre-birthing acupuncture has been used for thousands of years. Over the last few decades, it has been refined to give the best possible results. Treatments usually run over 4 weeks from week 36-40 and will assist you and your baby to prepare for a natural birthing process.  The treatments will be individually tailored to cater to your specific needs so that you are in the best possible condition mentally and physically for this wonderful journey. I now offer Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and / or hypnotherapy to help with any emotional issues or fears surrounding the birthing process. I will teach you self hypnosis to ensure you are confident and relaxed throughout the birthing process.

What the research on pre-birthing acupuncture shows.

Research conducted in 2004 by Debra Betts and a midwife colleague in Australia with 169 women, concluded

  • 35% fewer chemical inductions overall.
  • 43% decrease in the number of chemical inductions for first-time mothers.
  • 32% less epidurals required.
  • 32% reduction in the number of emergency cesarean deliveries.
  • 9% increase in the number of normal vaginal births.

Benefits of pre-birthing acupuncture

  • Prepares you for a natural delivery.
  • Decreases the average birthing time.
  • Lowers the need for medical intervention.
  • will reduce the overdue delivery time.
  • Reduces fears or anxiety.
  • Assists in correcting Breech babies and helps your baby to engage.
  • Because treatments are tailored to your needs, complications including backache and Pelvic Dysfunction will be minimal.

At Dan-tien Acupuncture I have tailored the pre birthing courses based on research and training by Debra Betts, Zita West and renowned Doctors in China. I also incorporate (NLP) and hypnotherapy techpractical advice and relaxation techniques to ensure that your birthing process is memorable for all the right reasons. I will also show you and your partner how to use acupressure during each stage of the birthing process. This will help you and your partner to share these precious moments.

If you would like to discuss our pre-birthing options please feel free to contact us at [email protected]