Acupuncture in the 2nd Trimester

Pregnancy Week 12-24

During this trimester you may start to feel and look more pregnant. You will feel your baby move! Your baby begins to hear and respond your voice, music and the outside environment. The skeletal system is developing and you may find out your baby’s sex.

Acupuncture is used to assist with fatigue (which should be improving), nausea, sinus issues, heartburn, leg cramps, back and round ligament pain. It’s a great choice for colds and flu symptoms throughout pregnancy. Gestational diabetes, Placenta previa, Cholestasis and high blood pressure may present as issues at this time.

Generally, you should be feeling stronger and healthier.You may feel like exercising more.

Treatments can be given weekly to once a month.