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Category: Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture + Kate Middleton = new baby Cambridge

Does Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, need acupuncture? Yes, today more than ever as she waits for the royal spare to make his or her (I think it’s a girl) appearance. Being pregnant past your due date isn’t generally a big deal, but after a certain point, doctors begin to talk about inducing labor.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 27, 2015

Is Kate Middleton Using Acupuncture? No, But Maybe She Should

Everybody’s favorite Duchess, Kate Middleton, is now pregnant with the ‘spare’, and her condition of hyperemesis gravidarum is getting a lot of press. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a rare condition, occurring in only 1-2% of all pregnant women and poses little danger to the baby if properly treated. However, it can cause many problems for the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2014

Kim's On Pins and Needles

Wanted to share Kim Kardashian’s quote about acupuncture: …..”Oh, just relaxing.” Acupuncture is a wonderful remedy for nausea…. and a great alternative to drugs for many common complaints in pregnancy. However, as terrific as acupuncture is, I think it will take more then a few needles to cease Kim’s drama. As a side note did: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 28, 2013

Kim Kardashian Makes A Wise Move - Acupuncture

Whether we wanted to know, or not, Kim Kardashian is pregnant with Kanye West’s baby and simultaneously going through a nasty divorce with Khris Humphries. Busy girl – sounds like a recipe for super-stress on top of the usual pregnancy woes. In my Chicago acupuncture practice, I treat many pregnant women and regularly hear complaints: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 25, 2013

Post-Partum Care With Chinese Medicine

*Another helpful post from the Portland Acupuncture Blog written by Amy Chitwood Burslem L.A.c. Bringing a new life into the world is an amazing process, but the time spent in labor and delivery takes a toll on the mother’s body. After giving birth, a woman’s body is depleted, and needs to be nourished by her: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 27, 2011

New Research~Acupuncture Is Effective For Turning Breech Babies

This article from Healthcmi, gives a informative and quick overview of recent research which shows that acupuncture and moxabustion can be effective tools in turning breach babies. While these studies are new, Chinese Medicine has been used to help turn breach babies for hundreds of years. “New research shows that acupuncture is an effective method: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 10, 2010

Doctors Using Acupuncture in Iraq During Drug Shortage

Great Information from Acufinder.com “Iraqi doctors faced with a shortage of anesthetic drugs in a capital city hit by years of conflict have successfully used acupuncture to treat mothers during cesarean section births.In a letter published in the British Journal, Acupuncture in Medicine, Dr. Zcherky, the senior anesthesiologist at the Red Crescent Hospital for Gynecology: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on May 15, 2010

Morning Sickness and Chinese Medicine

During pregnancy many women experience aches, pains, digestive problems and allergies. Acupuncture is very effective for all of these ailments and is a wonderful alternative to drugs, which is important as many pregnant patients are hesitant to take anything. In this post, from the Portland Acupuncture Blog, Amy writes about one of the most common: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 14, 2010

Acupuncture for Depression During Pregnancy

Reuters Health, The Wall Street Journal. and WebMD all reported that acupuncture can be an effective treatment for depression in pregnant women. As many as 14% of pregnant women are thought to develop a significant depression at some point during their pregnancy say the researchers at Stanford University Medical Center. I know from my own: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 25, 2010

Acupuncture Can Treat Heartburn In Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very exciting time, but it can get uncomfortable. In my Chicago practice I often treat pregnant women for a variety of complaints including; back pain, allergies, morning sickness and other digestive issues. Below Amy Chitwood Burslem L.A.c. gives a great explanation of why heartburn occurs in pregnancy and some recent research on: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 15, 2009
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