Tag: 1st trimester

During And After Pregnancy: Take Care of Yourself With Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a type of ancient Chinese medicine. It has been used for thousands of years, and works with over 2,000 pressure points and energy meridians in your body. As you probably know, acupuncture uses disposable needles as thin as a strand of hair placed just below the skin to...

Rise and Shine-Oatmeal Mask for Dry Skin

Oatmeal Mask As you may have noticed, being pregnant isn't all about you. You have your unborn child to consider. But since pregnancy is one of the few times when you're actually encouraged to indulge, it's good to know that when you pamper yourself, you're actually helping to create a stress-free environment...

Baby Your Face-Relaxing Facial Massage

This is a great way to relieve headache and sinus pain, or just to relax. All you need are your own two hands and a comfy place to sit or lie down.  Better yet, use your partner's hands! Forehead. Using the fingertips of both hands, stroke your forehead from the...

Traditional Chinese Medicine-Acupressure (And Other Nausea-relieving Strategies)

Acupuncture There are all kinds of tricks to reduce nausea, some more plausible than others. But if you're subsisting on a diet of dry crackers, peppermint tea and candied ginger and you still feel terrible, maybe it's time to try something new. The traditional Chinese technique of acupressure has been shown...