BODY FOR BIRTH
INCREASE OXYTOCIN RELEASE
By promoting oxytocin release during the treatments, acupuncture can assist with milk production as well as relaxing the body and the pelvis to prepare for birth.
ENGAGE BABY INTO THE PELVIS
There are specific acupuncture points used to engage the baby into the pelvis and assist with delivery and optimal baby positioning in the pelvis.
SOFTENS THE CERVIX
At holistic we incorporate specific treatment strategies which can help to soften the cervix. A soft cervix may prevent a medical induction and assist with the progression of the birth.
PROMOTE RIPENING OF THE CERVIX
Research has demonstrated that the use of particular acupuncture points supported cervical ripening. We use specific points in the body to help with cervix dilation.(2)