I was a patient at Acupuncture Healthcare after the birth of my second child. I was experiencing low milk supply after many efforts to prevent it, both pre-nataly and post-nataly. I went to great efforts to boost my supply including; Lactation Consultant visits (pre and post natal), herbs (pre and … [Read more...] about How acupuncture can benefit breastfeeding: An encouraging testimonial
Citkovitz C, Klimenko E, Bolyai M, Applewhite L, Julliard K, Weiner Z. Source Department of Research, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11220, USA. CCitkovitz@lmcmc.com Abstract OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess clinical effects and logistical feasibility of … [Read more...] about Effects of acupuncture during labor and delivery in a U.S. hospital setting: a case-control pilot study.
Pictures of Acupuncture during Birth Preconception 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 … [Read more...] about Acupuncture Testimonial – Preconception through Birth
Hiring a Doula: A Husband’s Perspective July 5, 2009 BY ED REESE This guest post was written by my husband Ed Reese and it represents his views and opinions. I was struck by Cara’s Wright’s comments in last Friday’s blog post about the reservations fathers-to-be have abouthiring a doula. … [Read more...] about Hiring a Birth Doula – A dad’s perspective
"I received acupuncture in the weeks leading up to the birth of my second child. Monica's consideration and understanding of my preferences was such a blessing during that stressful time. Not only was her listening and education an encouragement, my body responded so well to the treatments. This led … [Read more...] about How does pre-birth acupuncture work?
Four weeks before I went into labor (with my second), I visited Monica weekly for acupuncture. My experience of receiving acupuncture in the third trimester of my pregnancy was relaxing, supportive, nourishing and beneficial. For the first time my cervix was finally ripened! It was even starting to … [Read more...] about Pre-birth acupuncture – preparing for your best possible birth experience!