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Acupuncture in Obstetrics

Acupuncture is a long tradition in obstetrics. It provides gentle and no side effects treatments’options to relieve many pregnancy symptoms during pregnancy and at childbirth.

Pregnancy symptoms
During pregnancy, many physical changes occur. The most common symptoms are nausea, fluid retention, numbness in fingers (carpal tunnel syndrome) and back pain. All of them can be successfully treated with acupuncture.   

Indications for Acupuncture in pregnancy:
- Nausea/Vomiting
- Pretty baby point
-Turn baby breech
- Edema
- Numbness in fingers (Carpal tunnel syndrome)
- Fatigue
- Back pain
- Childbirth
- Stillborn
- etc.

Studies in 1998 by the Women's Hospital Mannheim showed that acupuncture shortened the labor duration of the first child with the average of 2h. Childbirth Preparation with acupuncture also has a relaxing and soothing effect. The treatment begins ideally in the 36 week.

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Acupuncture sessions are refunded by supplementary insurance.

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