Pregnancy Acupuncture

Holistic Pregnancy Support by Acupuncture

Firstly, congratulations on the new journey of your life! It is a time worth celebrating and indulging in a rigorous self-care routine. However, it can also be a tiring journey with morning sickness, body aches, or fatigue. As your body changes, it can also lead to health issues that need to be addressed. Acupuncture for pregnancy is a holistic treatment that can support you through this phase. No drugs, non-invasive, and no side-effects - acupuncture is as relaxing as getting a massage. Regular acupuncture sessions, can help your body will be able to cope with the pressures of pregnancy better.

Health and Healing Wellness Centre offer pregnancy acupuncture from experienced acupuncturists centrally located in Brisbane's northside. For more information on how acupuncture can benefit your pregnancy, contact us.

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Pregnancy Acupuncture Experts Brisbane

Our practitioners will personalise the treatment according to you and your body. The first step in the treatment would be to understand:

  • Your symptoms and when they occur
  • What makes your symptoms better and worse
  • Your lifestyle and diet

Common health problems during pregnancy

  • Morning sickness
  • Headaches
  • Body pain especially in the neck or back
  • High blood pressure
  • Risk of thyroid or gestational diabetes
  • Anaemia
  • Anxiety and depression
  • UTI and Vaginal Thrush
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Infections

Each pregnancy is different, that’s why our experienced acupuncturists will discuss your needs and then decide a course of action. Acupuncture offers immense holistic benefits during the pregnancy period. However, it doesn’t replace your obstetrician or midwife. Acupuncture during pregnancy can help alleviate many of the common issues. It is a natural, drug-free treatment enabling you to be better prepared for a natural birth.

Benefits of acupuncture during pregnancy

Acupuncture is a beneficial and effective method to alleviate many pregnancy symptoms. Various studies have highlighted the benefits of acupuncture.

Here are some of the advantages of getting acupuncture done during pregnancy.

  • Helps the body get ready for labour
  • Release of hormones like oxytocin for inducing natural labour
  • Softening of the cervix
  • Reduces the symptoms of morning sickness, body aches, etc.
  • Balances the yin and yang and Qi (life force)

Why we are the best acupuncture providers in Brisbane

  • We value our relationship with the clients.
  • Our approach to your health is holistic and focuses on both the physical and mental health.
  • Our naturopath Tina and Chinese medicine practitioner Greg have over 30 years of experience in this field.
  • Health and Healing Wellness Centre is one of the largest holistic health clinics in Brisbane.

When can you start acupuncture during pregnancy?

Acupuncture can be started at any stage of the pregnancy. It is advisable to start weekly visits in the first trimester to ease the symptoms you are facing. In the first two trimesters, our focus will be on your comfort and health. In the last trimester, we will prepare your body for delivery.

Pregnancy Acupuncture Brisbane - Health and Healing Wellness Centre

At Health and Healing Wellness Centre, our trained acupuncturists provide a positive and caring environment with advice and treatment to guide you through this beautiful journey. For more information, call us on 07 3186 0587 or complete the appointment request form.

Meet our Acupuncture team

  • Greg Bantick

    Chinese Medicine,Acupuncture

    Qualifications:
    B.Ac (Aust), Dip.Ac (China), M.T.O.M (U.S.A).

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    Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
    Greg Bantick has been in practice since 1975 in a wide variety of clinical settings. He has particular interests in dermatology, digestive, mood and auto-immune disorders.


  • Tina White

    Naturopath,Acupuncture

    Qualifications:
    Dip. Naturopathy, Dip. Acupuncture, Dip Medical Herbalism, Dip. Holistic Massage

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    Tina has over 30 year’s clinical practice in natural therapies. As a practitioner in naturopathy and acupuncture, Tina has remarkable insight coupled with a caring nature and is a beacon of hope for those she cares for.



  • Acupuncture - Frequently Asked Questions

    Would you like to learn more about Acupuncture?

    Our team of trained acupuncturists have collated a few frequently asked questions so you can learn more about this therapy.

    Does acupuncture hurt?

    Most people that seek treatment at our acupuncture clinic say that the treatment is virtually pain-free, less painful than having a single hair pulled out. The sensations that follow an acupuncture treatment will vary depending on your treatment and pressure points. Speak to our acupuncturists before, during, and after your treatment or at any time regarding any pain.

    How many acupuncture treatments will I need?

    The number of acupuncture treatments that you will require at our acupuncture clinic in Brisbane will depend on the problem that you are trying to heal. Our trained acupuncture practitioners can discuss your problem and provide a schedule of suggested treatments all aimed a promoting wellness and restore energy flows throughout your body. If you are new to acupuncture and would first like to try the treatment before committing to a full treatment program our team understand that also.

    Is acupuncture safe?

    The Health and Healing Wellness centre only use sterile, disposable acupuncture needles. The uttermost care and hygiene are exercised so there is no risk of infection. Once the needles have been used they are disposed of. Our team are all trained and qualified in acupuncture techniques.

    What is acupuncture?

    Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical procedure that is around 5000 years old. It has become increasingly popular in the western world as people search for a higher level of inner health and wellbeing. It deals with the energy flows of the body that relate to the principles of Yin and Yang. When the balance of the body energies is upset it affects our health. The use of fine needles at key pressure points in the body, aid in restoring the body’s energy flow.

    Who are the acupuncture practitioners at the Wellness Clinic Brisbane?

    Health and Healing Wellness Clinic Brisbane currently have two experienced and qualified acupuncturists.  They can provide treatment for a huge range of health issues, conditions and lifestyle problems. Our team offer expert treatment and advice for acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine. Our acupuncture team include: {module_webapps,2312,c,38158}

    Please Note: The information provided on Health and Healing Wellness Centre Website is designed to compliment, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his / her own physician.

    Page last updated 29-Jul-2020

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