Pre-birth Acupuncture in Stockport and Sale Manchester

Here in our Stockport and Manchester clinics, we provide specialist acupuncture programme to prepare expectant mums in the final weeks of pregnancy for childbirth.

Weekly acupuncture sessions from week 36  to week 39 or until delivery promote a healthy and natural birth. A set of points are normally used, possibly with additional points chosen to deal with presenting problems such as emotional distress, insomnia, or posterior positioned babies.

Benefits of pre-birth acupuncture
  • Encourage babies to turn into a good position for labour
  • Help cervix soften and dilate
  • Increase the chances of a natural efficient labour
  • Shorten the length of time that women spend in labour
  • Reduce the rate of intervention (medical induction, caesarean section)
  • Provide relaxation, boost energy