Pregnancy Month-by-Month: Understanding Your Body and Your Baby’s Development

Chinese culture has a rich history of knowledge and traditions surrounding conception, pregnancy, and postpartum care. In traditional Chinese medicine, pregnancy is viewed as a dynamic process that evolves in stages, with each stage associated with specific organ systems, meridians, and energies. This approach recognizes that the body’s energy, or Qi, changes over time and … Read more

How can Acupuncture help during pregnancy?

Many of our patients seek out our treatments for fertility, once that magic has happened many wonder if they should continue with acupuncture. Acupuncture is wonderful during pregnancy and it can help address many issues depending on the stage you are at. Throughout pregnancy acupuncture is helpful at reducing anxiety, maintaining circulation to prevent swelling … Read more

The Importance of Blood

In conventional medicine blood is thought of and diagnosed by its individual components such as red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, nutrients and proteins. Its function is to distribute hormones, carry oxygen and energy and to support the immune system. In Chinese Medicine the concept of “Blood” is much broader. Though it encompasses all … Read more