Morning sickness affects approximately 80% of pregnant women and its exact medical cause remains unclear. (1) One theory suggests that the high mount of pregnancy hormones (primarily HCG) circulating in the first trimester may be to blame, however this theory remains unproven.
Unfortunately, we live in a world that bathes us in chemical exposures and tempts us with high sugar treats, laden with chemical dyes and preservatives. This time of year, we are busy making shopping lists and trying to find that “perfect” gift for our friends and family members.
Approaching the upcoming birth of your baby? Worried about what labour will be like? Acupuncture can be extremely beneficial for preparing both mom and baby for an optimal labour/delivery. In fact, there are even points that are traditionally used to help promote the turning of a breech baby!