Acupuncture can also benefit women in their third trimester. Firstly, we encourage women to do acupuncture to improve natural labour instead of going through an induction process (ie. by rupturing the amniotic sac). Hence, preparing the perineum and assisting in cervical ripening for natural labour. This is usually strongly recommended for the expectant mothers who have overdue date pregnancy (Source: Click Here).
Secondly, acupuncture can also promote the delivery of a retained placenta. It can stimulate relevant hormones such as; prostaglandin and oxytocin for natural induction labour. According to a study, acupuncture has successfully assisted 88%of women studied in inducing their overdue labour.
From our clinical record, there are many pregnant women had successfully given birth after a couple of acupuncture treatments. Dr Christine Cui also suggests Chinese herbal medicine use to nourish the well-being of the pregnant women and baby.
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