Updated: May 9, 2019
For over 3,000 years Traditional Chinese Medicine has promoted specialised treatment for women on pregnancy care and antenatal recovery. This care is becoming increasingly popular and used in countries such as Denmark, England, France, Germany, Holland, Norway,Sweden and New Zealand by acupuncturists and specially trained midwives. Chinese Medicine view the pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal recovery as a window of opportunity to enhance a woman's wellbeing. It is important to promote preventative care to strengthen the woman and baby as well as dealing with problems that may occur in occur in pregnancy, Acupuncture can be used in a variety of ways to promote fetal and maternal health following delivery .