Pictures of Acupuncture during Birth
Recently I had the amazing experience of giving birth at home to our beautiful baby boy. I could not have done it without the wonderful people there to support me. One person stands out as having made a major difference throughout the last year and a half. Monica Leibson, Acupuncturist and Doula, was an incredible person to have as part of my team throughout my preconception, pregnancy, labor, and delivery experience. I began seeing Monica for acupuncture because we were not getting pregnant as quickly as I would have liked. Within a few months of seeing her, through her acupuncture treatments and advice on other aspects of my health, we got pregnant!
During my pregnancy Monica continued to treat me with for hyperemesis (excessive vomiting). The first twenty weeks of my pregnancy I was constantly vomiting and one of the very few things that relieved my symptoms were the acupuncture treatments from Monica. Then in the latter part of my pregnancy when I was uncomfortable with general issues like sore feet and back pain, she was able to help relieve those as well.
Acupuncture During Labor
Monica performed acupuncture on me during my labor and it made an incredible difference for me. I remember feeling completely [Read more…]