Acupuncture for Pregnancy
Pregnancy acupuncture can be a safe, effective, drug-free treatment for many common pregnancy complaints. When performed by a licensed acupuncture practitioner who specializes in women’s health, acupuncture during pregnancy has minimal risks or side effects, and many possible benefits. Research has shown that women who use acupuncture for pregnancy related pain, nausea, depression and other complaints use less medication. Acupuncture during pregnancy has the added benefit of supporting the baby as well.
Common pregnancy complaints that acupuncture can address include:
- Morning sickness, nausea and vomiting
- Back pain, hip pain, pubic symphysis pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Anxiety and depression
- Allergies and sinus congestion
- Heartburn and constipation
- Gestational diabetes
- Placenta previa
- Breech presentation
- Labor promotion
“Visiting Kate for my lower back problems was a blessing. Being pregnant I was in a lot of pain. The day after my first treatment I had relief for the first time since my back injury. Thanks Kate!” -Jamie S., Boulder, CO
See what else patients are saying about Kate’s work in Boulder with women’s health.
Kate Blalack is a nationally certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbal medicine practitioner in Boulder, Colorado. Kate has a special interest in working with women and families, including acupuncture for fertility, menstrual problems, pregnancy, and postpartum. Contact Kate for more information or to book an appointment at her Boulder clinic.