Ectopic Pregnacy

Ectopic Pregnacy

              Ectopic pregnancy is an implantation of an embryo anywhere outside the uterus.  Often times this occurs in the fallopian tubes but can also occur in the ovaries, cervix, or abdomen. Predisposing Factors Not many people have any predisposing factors,...
Pregnancy Changes

Pregnancy Changes

Pregnancy Changes…Are you ready to integrate Eastern and Western Medicine perspectives when treating pregnant women?  For those practitioners who have never heard of Debra Betts, her book The Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth is an...
Labour Pains

Labour Pains

    Acupuncture is renowned for pain relief for just about any type of pain, so why should labour be different?  The great news is that it’s not!  Acupuncture is fantastic for relief of  labour pains.  The trouble is that it can be difficult to implement, especially...
My Baby is Beautiful, Why am I so Sad!?

My Baby is Beautiful, Why am I so Sad!?

Postpartum Depression is often not talked about. Studies are showing that up to 50%-80% of new mothers have some sort of emotional changes or mood swings postpartum, lasting up to 10 days post-delivery.  Estimates of 10%-20% of women continue on to develop postpartum...
Pregnancy Pains

Pregnancy Pains

Good morning, All!  A happy long weekend to everyone!  It has been an exceptionally beautiful weekend here inTorontoand I was able to spend the majority of yesterday with a good friend, who happens to be very pregnant.  Actually about two weeks from her due date. ...