Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness There are many early signs of pregnancy, such as fatigue, swollen or tender breasts, backaches, headaches, frequent urination, and bloating but one of the more obvious symptoms declaring pregnancy is nausea.  Oh, morning sickness!  If...
Labor Induction Acupuncture

Labor Induction Acupuncture

Labor Induction Acupuncture If you’ve ever been 40 weeks pregnant or past your due date, you know there comes a point in pregnancy when you are just done and ready to be a mom.  Even the most blissful, perfect pregnancies must come to an end....
Breech Baby

Breech Baby

Moxibustion in the Treatment of Breech Baby Moxibustion is a technique commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  This ancient treatment modality dates back thousands of years.  Today moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is used for a variety...
Pregnancy Pain

Pregnancy Pain

Pain During Pregnancy Isn’t it interesting that so much focus is placed on the pain that comes with labor and delivery and so little is said of the pain experienced during pregnancy?  Not to trivialize labor pain by any means, but many women experience pain...
Recurrent Miscarriage

Recurrent Miscarriage

Recurrent Miscarriage Miscarriage refers to the loss of an embryo or fetus spontaneously during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.  It is estimated that 10-25% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage. Further, a woman who has already suffered a miscarriage is at a...
Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages What is Moxibustion? Moxibustion is a commonly used modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is the burning of a Chinese herb, ai ye (Artemisiae argyi), on or near the skin.  Through the...