Regular monitoring of the pulse (a TCM diagnostic technique) with acupuncture treatment designed to reduce anxiety may offer important and reassuring support during the first few weeks of pregnancy, especially if it has taken some time to get there.
You may have had a long journey with plenty of medical intervention to get this far. Now is the time to relax, let mother nature do her job and enjoy your swelling belly.
However should any discomfort or minor pregnancy disorders develop, acupuncture can be helpful in some situations.
Many pregnant women like to prepare themselves for labour and for the arrival of their new baby, both emotionally and physically. Birth centre midwifes often recommend acupuncture from week 36 as a support for this process.