Labour Induction Acupuncture


Post-partum Depression (PPD) – is also called postnatal depression is a depression that affects women after the childbirth. The symptoms include anxiety, stress, sadness, moodiness, reduced in sexual activity, lost appetite, low energy and changes in sleeping patterns etc.

With many years’ experience in Melbourne, Dr Christine Cui has a profound knowledge of the ways acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. She could assist to transform women’s lives through improving and maintaining their gynaecological, obstetric and uterine health.

Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can be used along with conventional medicine. Hence, in many cases relieve entirely a range of women’s health conditions and symptoms. Acupuncture performed at our Melbourne clinic can assist in the following areas of women’s health:

Pre-conception, peri-natal, post-natal care

Acupuncture is a well-recognised method for improving the overall wellbeing of the reproductive system. As a result, it will relieve stress and anxiety during pregnancy, and maintain the health of mother and baby during pregnancy, labour and beyond.

Labour at 40+ weeks/Induction

Dr Christine Cui encourages mothers who are over 35 weeks of pregnancy to have pre-labour acupuncture for quicker and easier labour.

Women who are overdue 40+ can benefit greatly from overdue labour induction acupuncture as a drug-free method of inducing labour. (Source: Click Here)

Acupuncture can also be used, with proven results, to reduce the pain of drug-induced labour. (Acupuncture Induction for Post Dates Babies)

Post-Natal Care

Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can be used to assist with lactation issues, such as an insufficient supply of breast milk or mastitis.

Both Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can also assist in the management of post-natal depression, helping to restore the imbalance of hormones and emotions that are often a trigger for depression.  It is scientifically proven that acupuncture combined with five elements of music could reduce the severity of depression in female patients, according to NCBI publication.

Dysfunctional thyroid issues

Acupuncture can assist in most cases of dysfunctional thyroid (TSH? or TSH?) symptoms, by regulating the body’s metabolism and restoring its normal flow of energy, reducing the symptoms of a dysfunctional thyroid. (Source: Click Here)

Other Women’s Health Issues

Other issues that can be successfully managed and/or improved with Acupuncture and/or Chinese herbal medicine:

  • Painful/irregular periods
  • Fatigue
  • Fibroids
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Vaginal discharge/itching (Thrush)
  • Weight Loss & Weight Gain
  • Low Libido
  • Prolapsed Uterus
  • Mood Disorders
  • Wellbeing

Discover more about our range of services by contacting our team. Make an appointment by calling (03) 9820 8651 and we will be happy to discuss your requirements. You can also leave your details in our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.