PREGNANCY

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Being pregnant is a blessing but it doesn't always feel that way. Whether you are experiencing the first signs of "morning sickness" or wanting to prepare your body for labour we have you covered with an extensive range of holistic options to help you and your baby thrive. Keep in mind, you don't need to be feeling unwell to benefit from natural therapies, they can also be used to boost your vitality and make the experience more comfortable. 

Nausea (morning sickness)

For some women a fleeting sensation for others a crippling condition. Natural therapies are very successful at safely resolving symptoms so you feel human again. {Key therapies: acupuncture, herbal medicine}

Miscarriage

Fear of miscarriage can make the first trimester of pregnancy very stressful. If you have had a history of multiple miscarriages natural therapies can help provide answers and treat the  underlying causes. {Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Kinesiology, Herbal Medicine}

Emotional Balance

Who knew that when hormones are surging it can affect emotional balance! If you're finding the roller coaster is more spills than thrills then natural therapies can really help regulate your emotional swings and make life easier. {Kinesiology, Acupuncture, Naturopathy}

Anaemia

A anaemia is very common symptom in pregnancy and often associated with fatigue and breathlessness. Professional naturopathic advice about diet and which supplements are both safe and effective is essential. {Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine}

Heartburn

The hormonal and physical changes of pregnancy mean many women are susceptible to heartburn or reflux. Natural therapies including supplements and herbs can be very effective at gently resolving uncomfortable symptoms. 

Haemorrhoids & Varicose Veins

With massively increased blood volumes in pregnancy the valves in your veins can give way causing varicose veins to appear or worsen. Natural treatments can help reduce the severity and mange the symptoms with pregnancy safe supplements and herbs. {Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Osteopathy}

Swelling

Oedema and swelling are a common especially in the latter stages of pregnancy and can be eased by natural treatments such as lymphatic drainage massage as well as tailored herbal and nutritional support. {Remedial Massage, Bowen Therapy, Naturopathy, Osteopathy}

High Blood Pressure

Also known as pre-eclampsia high blood pressure is an area natural therapies can treat very successfully and we will work closely with your midwife, obstetrician and GP to make sure we're all on the same page. {Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine} 

Pain

From carpal tunnel to pubic symphysis pain, pregnancy may introduce you to parts of your anatomy you didn't know existed beforehand! You don't have to put up with pain, we can help.

{Acupuncture, Osteopathy, Remedial Massage, Bowen Therapy}

Anxiety

It's very common to experience anxiety as part of the journey of pregnancy, however if anxious thoughts are starting to dominate your days and nights then its important to get support.  {Kinesiology, Acupuncture, Naturopathy}

Sleep

Changes in body shape, hormones, heart burn, emotions and movements from your baby (why are they always at night?!) are all triggers that can interrupt sleep. Some say, insomnia that comes from pregnancy is the body's way of preparing you for nighttime feeds! However, there are a host of techniques that will enable you to get some sleep and rest. {Kinesiology, Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine}

Birth Preparation

No matter what kind of pregnancy you've had it's always recommended to have some support closer towards you due date. Weekly acupuncture treatment and or pregnancy massage are an ideal way to prepare your body for labour. {Acupuncture, Kinesiology, Remedial Massage, Bowen Therapy}

 

NATURAL PREGNANCY TREATMENTS AT LIVE WELL

Live Well offers a range of natural therapies that excel at helping at different stages of pregnancy, including:

 
 

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