Acupressure Points for Pregnancy
Acupressure can be used safely
throughout pregnancy to relieve many discomforts. You can go to a
specialist to get acupressure treatment done, or you can learn and
apply it to yourself. It is also a great technique for fathers-to-be
to learn, because it is a proactive way to get involved in the
pregnancy and labor to give special relief for loved ones.
Acupressure is a holistic system that
builds on what the body is already doing right. In this way, the use
of acupressure can be remarkably beneficial during pregnancy and
labor in a number of ways.
Treating specific acupressure points
helps you to relax and relieve back pain or induce labor as well as.
Because of the potential for this kind of response, it is important
that you know a thing or two about what you are doing, and not
attempt certain acupressure techniques until after your due date so
as not to trigger labor prematurely.
Acupressure, however, can be used safely
throughout pregnancy to relieve many discomforts and painful
conditions. There are several acupressure points for
pregnancy that can be used during this unique period. You can
utilize acupressure to get relief from backache and joint pain, and
heartburn and high blood pressure as well. Acupressure is also a
safe and effective way to relieve morning sickness and nausea, so
there is no need to suffer from this discomfort which you cannot
medicate during pregnancy.
For your back pain acupressure
during pregnancy you?ll find step-by-step instruction in Home Acupressure for Back
Pain guide by Virpi Tervonen (for more information visit http://aseafood.acunatura.hop.clickbank.net/).
An excellent acupressure point
for relieving nausea during pregnancy is called the Inner
Gate (also called the Neiguan P6 acupressure point). This specific
point is on your wrist and it is easy to treat by applying pressure
with your fingertip while concentrating on your breathing. To use
this stress relieving technique, first locate this acupressure point
on the inside of your wrist. Measure three finger widths up your
arm, from the wrist line. Use your thumb to locate the point in the
hollow between the two bones and in the middle of the tendons. A
slight soreness will let you know you have found the right location.
Press the point firmly while you breathe out, and release pressure
as you breathe in, repeating eight times on each wrist.
Treating the Neiguan P6 acupressure
During the third trimester,
acupressure can also help to encourage a head down position
for the baby so as to ensure a smoother birth. Stimulation
of specific acupressure points is also widely used for inducing
labor of full time pregnancies, because it triggers womb
contractions. These and some other acupressure points can also be
used during childbirth in order to encourage womb contractions and
thus assist the labor.
Acupressure can also be used to provide
postpartum pain and symptom relief, as well as
restore vitality after childbirth. There are also specific
acupressure points that stimulate lactation and helps
Because of these various remarkable
benefits, which acupressure has to offer, make acupressure part of
your strategy for a healthy pregnancy, combined with other
relaxation techniques for maximum effect.
This approach to health is beneficial
for everyone, and what is better time to start taking better care of
yourself than during pregnancy? Soothe those sore muscles and study
ahead of time for ways to ease your labor. As a drug-free
alternative for reducing pain, your knowledge will likely be of use
to you throughout life. Nurture yourself and give your body the kind
of care it deserves, especially when you are supporting another life
in addition your own. You and your baby will both benefit from the
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