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moxa for breech baby
AcupunctureLabor & Birth

The Use of Moxa and Acupuncture for Breech Presentation

Approximately 3-4% of babies settle into breech position towards the end of pregnancy. In general, breech position is described as any position where the baby’s …

10 Tricks and Tips for Easing Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Labor and Postpartum
Labor & BirthPostpartum

10 Helpful Hints for Pregnancy, Labor and Postpartum

—from the Prenatal Yoga Center Please enjoy this list of 10 healthful hints for pregnancy, labor and postpartum. Much of this information is gathered from …

Promoting Healthy Hair with Traditional Chinese Medicine Post-Partum Haircare
AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

Post-Partum Haircare

After giving birth, when hormone levels return to normal, new moms often experience many physical and emotional changes. One of the most frustrating is hair …

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