Chinese medicine and Acupuncture — The Bump
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Chinese medicine and Acupuncture

Hi,

i wondered wether anyone regualarly receives acupuncture and takes chinese herbs during first trimester? 
Wondered what your experiences have been? 

Re: Chinese medicine and Acupuncture

  • Many herbs are not safe during pregnancy. This sounds like a good question for your dr.
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  • lickasticklickastick member
    edited August 2018
    Hi op I’m a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist and I received both acupuncture and herbs during my pregnancy. @dannytargaryen is correct, many herbs are unsafe during pregnancy. However if you work with a licensed acupuncturist and herbalists they will know how to treat you and what herbs are safe. Acupuncture is a wonderful way to manage the symptoms of pregnancy in all trimesters. It’s all about finding a practitioner that you like and trust. Good luck! 
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