Acupressure,and Acupressure

Acupressure, and Acupressure are some of Complementary Therapies we offer at Pregma as a way of helping you manage pain, stress and discomfort during and after pregnancy.
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At Pregma, we believe in achieving the best possible pregnancy and birth for you. Staying calm and comfortable is one of the best ways of making this happen.

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that involves stimulating sensory nerves under the skin and in the muscles. The stimulation of the sensory nerves encourages the release of natural substances, such as endorphins, which block pain signals and help to provide relief for pregnancy symptoms.

Acupuncture is known for relieving a number of pregnancy symptoms including (but not limited to) morning sickness, pelvic pain, swelling, insomnia and headaches. It is incredibly safe and a well-recognised treatment for pregnant women and has countless success stories.

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Acupressure

Acupressure is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that belongs to the same family of massage therapy as acupuncture. However, it does not use needles but rather reaches pressure points through vigorous massages.

The stimulation of the sensory nerves encourages the release of natural substances, such as endorphins, which block pain signals and help to provide relief for pregnancy symptoms. Acupressure is perfect for those who fear needles but still require some relief from aches, pains and discomfort.

Acupressure is often used to induce labour for post-term pregnancies and is very successful at treating morning sickness and reducing nausea, allowing the mother to continue her day-to-day business.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding acupuncture, acupressure and reflexology.

Acupressure is very safe for pregnant women and whilst there are fears, research shows that acupuncture for pregnant women does not result in any increase in miscarriage, preterm labor, or any other danger to the pregnancy. However there are certain pressure points that it is not recommended to use during pregnancy so only use an acupuncture therapist who is certified and specialises in pregnancy to ensure your safety and ease.

There are two areas of the foot that should be avoided during pregnancy. They are the reflexology areas directly connected to the uterus and ovaries, which are located on the inside and outside of both ankles in the hollow areas just under the ankle bones.

Acupuncture is very safe for pregnant women and whilst there are fears, research shows that acupuncture for pregnant women does not result in any increase in miscarriage, preterm labour, or any other danger to the pregnancy. However, there are certain pressure points that it is not recommended to use during pregnancy so only use an acupuncture therapist that is certified and specialises in pregnancy to ensure your safety and ease.

There are two areas of the foot that should be avoided during pregnancy. They are the reflexology areas directly connected to the uterus and ovaries, which are located on the inside and outside of both ankles in the hollow areas just under the ankle bones.

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