Chinese Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for Women’s Health

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At our Rozelle Women’s Health clinic in Sydney’s Inner West, you can find a range of Chinese acupuncture services that you may benefit from. Our acupuncture services are conveniently located for residents in Balmain and the surrounding suburbs.

Acupuncture may help to manage a range of Women’s Health symptoms including:

    • chronic or acute pain
    • menstruation
    • as an adjunct for IVF
    • IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)
    • digestive complaints
    • stress and anxiety
    • headache and migraine
    • fatigue
    • sleep issues

When to have IVF acupuncture

We recommend having acupuncture prior to your IVF treatments.  Having an acupuncture treatment after egg collection is recommended.

On the day of embryo transfer, we recommend a treatment before and after transfer.  We use protocols based on clinical trials.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our IVF and fertility acupuncture treatments, contact our Rozelle clinic today.

Acupuncture for every stage of your pregnancy.

We offer a program to cover all your needs during pregnancy, labour and birth.  Please get in touch with any questions you may have regarding your pregnancy.

The First trimester: 1- 12 weeks 

The first trimester for some can be a time of tiredness, feeling hungry, with cravings for things you don’t normally eat, while some have an aversion to foods they usually enjoy.  Nausea, a metallic taste, and sickness are common in this time.  It is a time of importance with development and growth. Acupuncture for early pregnancy may help to manage a range of symptoms associated with the first trimester.

Second Trimester: 13 to 28 weeks

During this trimester of pregnancy, women start to feel better.  This is when you can start to feel great and enjoy your pregnancy.  Treatment helps to manage symptoms.

Acupuncture for Second Trimester may help to manage:

  • heartburn/reflux
  • back ache and sciatica
  • symphysis pubis pain
  • restless legs
  • headache, migraine
  • carpal tunnel
  • swelling/oedema
  • anaemia
  • varicose veins
  • constipation
  • haemorrhoids

Third trimester: 28 to 40 weeks

The final three months of pregnancy, women can feel larger and heavier.  Weight can change with the increase of amniotic fluid and a growing baby.  Some women start to feel tired and uncomfortable, with a few minor issues.

Acupuncture for third trimester may help manage a range of the following symptoms:

  • cramping
  • anaemia
  • sleep
  • abdominal pain
  • swelling/oedema
  • anxiety
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • premature labour
  • preparing for labour
  • gestational diabetes
  • immune health

From 36 weeks

Relax into labour!

Prepare for the birth of your baby, both physically and emotionally, ready to become a mother.

We Recommend

  • Week 36-37: one treatment per week
  • 38: two treatments per week
  • 39: three treatments per week

We also provide other pregnancy and labour services.

Care after baby – the fourth trimester

This period can be seen as the first six weeks after the baby is born.  Enhance your wellbeing, with ‘mother roasting’.

Acupuncture for the fourth trimester may help with a range of symptoms listed below:

  • bleeding
  • breastfeeding
  • urinary problems
  • sweating
  • afterpains
  • perineal soreness
  • fatigue and exhaustion

Acupuncture may help with care after a cesarean section. 

Enquiring about our range of women’s health and fertility acupuncture treatments

At the Art of Health and Wellbeing, Melinda offers  a range of pregnancy care including Calmbirth classes, located in  Rozelle.  If you have any concerns not listed above please contact Melinda.

If you’re searching for IVF or fertility support in the Rozelle and Balmain areas, we are located just a short drive from Balmain and Leichhardt in Sydney’s Inner Western suburbs. You are welcome to contact for a free 15-minute pre-treatment consultation to discuss how acupuncture or Chinese herbal medicine may be beneficial to you.

Call us now on 0413 287 799

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