Acupuncture in Third Trimester and for Labor Induction


Acupuncture for labor induction is a safe and natural treatment to prepare mama and baby for a smooth labor and delivery.

Sometimes pregnant mamas reach out to me in desperation at week 39 or later to induce labor. While acupuncture is effective at any time, it’s ideal for pregnant mamas is to come in for acupuncture at week 28 for the whole third trimester because it gives time to balance and strengthen the body in preparation labor. Plus acupuncture is so beneficial!

Acupuncture in the third trimester helps with low back pain, sciatica, pelvic pain, carpal tunnel pain, fatigue, swollen hands and feet, digestive issues, gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension, constipation, breech position, insomnia, anxiety, worry, overwhelm, and of course, labor preparation.

With regular acupuncture treatments, mama’s body is strong and balanced, and baby is getting good nourishment with blood flow to the uterus. Then labor happens at the right time, and there is an easeful delivery and quicker postpartum recovery!