21. June 2014 · Comments Off on Acupuncture for Post Partum Conditions · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

It is very important to care for your health during the weeks following birth. Once your child is born, your body undergoes quick changes as it shifts its role in externally caring for the newborn as opposed to its prior role of internally nourishing and caring for the unborn child. Chinese herbal therapy and acupuncture are ideal therapies to promote healthy lactation, lower stress, and bring back balance in the body. After a Cesarean procedure, acupuncture can aid you in recovering from your operation.

Acupuncture can be given just days after you have given birth.

Chinese herbal formulas can be utilized along with acupuncture to maximize the benefits of the therapy. Herbs used in the treatment are gentle and all natural and are selected based on the specific needs of the patent. Traditional Chinese medicine or TCM focuses on the patient’s needs and not simply on her condition. Therefore, the herbs selected for treatment have properties that cater to the patient’s specific needs as well as on the condition she is in, whether she’s pregnant, in a postpartum condition or breastfeeding.

Common postpartum conditions that can be addressed by herbal therapy and acupuncture:

-Postsurgical healing
-Postpartum vaginal discharge
-Pain management
-Hormonal imbalance
-Restoring normal uterine function and tone
-Blocked duct
-Energy recovery
-Postpartum depression
-Peripheral neuropathy
-Excessive or insufficient lactation

Clinical studies regarding the effectiveness of acupuncture on conditions such as insufficient lactation and postpartum depression have revealed that acupuncture is both a safe and effective therapy to address these conditions. The benefits of herbs ad acupuncture can help you attain your maximum level of health at the most important moments of your life.


Vita-Health Acupuncture and Wellness Center
6840 Dykes Road
Pembroke Pines, FL 33331
Phone: (954) 880-0090