As this ever changing world continues to get more complicated by modern technology and medicine, more and more women are choosing natural methods to aid them in experiencing health and well-being through their pregnancies and births. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine has been used in China for thousands of years to help regulate the female reproductive system and can be combined easily with modern midwifery to achieve balance and health for women during their entire birthing journey from pre-conception to post-partum.
Acupuncture is a fantastic alternative to Pitocin and other medications for labor augmentation. It also has analgesic qualities and the ability to help calm a birthing mother. Crystal has many years of experience working with midwives and obstetric physicians in hospital, birth center or homebirth settings to help with these challenges. Prolonged labor or back labor can be resolved very quickly with acupuncture and can help birthing mothers avoid other interventions.
Acupuncture is a gentle, safe alternative to artificial induction of labor. Using specific acupuncture points, we gently encourage the body to produce labor hormones and start contractions. At the same time, we are assessing any positional problems or other factors that could be leading to a delay in the start of labor.
HB is a comprehensive birthing class that fully prepares you for birth with the knowledge and confidence you need to birth calmly and gently. It focuses on deep relaxation, working with the body, working with the birthing instincts, releasing fear, and replacing it with confidence and trust in the birth process. With HypnoBirthing you’ll have the knowledge to make confident decisions with your labor options, for a safer, faster, healthier labor for you and your baby.