Chinese Medicine for Post Partum Health and Healing

Updated: Oct 1



According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is essential for a new mother to rest, recuperate and receive nourishment during the first month after giving birth. This is necessary to give a women's body time to recover and re-balance. Pregnancy and childbirth places a huge strain on the body as it uses up Qi (energy) and blood. Chinese medicine holds the theory that depletion of the body’s essential resources of Qi and blood can result in postpartum depression, low milk supply, fatigue and insomnia after birth.


Post Partum TCM deficiencies and associated symptoms:


Yin and Blood deficiency:

Constipation, insomnia, depression, hormonal imbalance, night sweating, hair loss, dizziness.


Qi and Blood deficiency:

Poor production of breast milk, Low appetite, Fatigue, Indigestion, frequent urination, incontinence


Pathogenic cold resulting in Blood stasis:

Abdominal pain, severe depression, incontinence and retaining lochia.



Traditional Chinese medicine treatments including acupuncture, moxibustion and herbs can greatly help with the healing of a women's body after birth. It can assist with:



Lactation

Hormonal Imbalance

Postpartum depression

Baby blues

Night Sweats

Decreased Energy

Mastitis

Persistent Bleeding

Recovery from C-section or traumatic birth



Moxibustion has amazing warming properties and enhances the circulation. It involves the use of the chinese herb mugwort which is burned and then used to heat up specific acupuncture points on the body. These points primarily lie on the lower abdomen and the lower back.


Herbs are best prescribed by a qualified TCM practitioner. They can help a womens body to regain the balance of Qi and blood at a pace that compliments their body's constitution.


Acupuncture is ideally given once a week beginning from 2 weeks postpartum for a total of 3 - 6 weeks to restore balance (hormonal, circulatory, respiratory, digestive), to promote stamina and aid with efficient recovery.




Chinese medicine can help with a range of Womens Health related concerns.



Care Cure are Irelands leading TCM specialists. We have been treating women with post partum support for over 12 years. We have clinics in the Merrion Shopping Center, Dublin 4 and 53 Georges St Lwr, Dun Laoghaire, We provide Free Consultations in all our clinics.

Our TCM Clinics in Ireland

Unit 10

Merrion Shopping Center

Dublin 4

D04 K6X8

(BESIDES Peter Mark)

53, Georges St. Lower

Dun Laoghaire

(opposite Penneys)

A96 X7K2

Tel: +353 858658818

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