"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials"

-Chinese proverb

Giving birth is no small thing! Pregnancy and delivery requires a tremendous amount of physical and emotional resources.  Now settling back home to care for this beautiful life you have created, your health & well being is more important than ever.  It's true, Happy mommies-Happy babies, as the health of your baby relies fundamentally on your health.  Taking preemptive action before birth and after can make the transition to parenthood or a growing family a smoother one.    


Acupuncture and herbs are a phenomenal way to nourish and support your body, mind and soul back to balance.  The goals of after birth treatments are to help with any immediate issues that may arise directly from the birth process such as uterine bleeding, afterpains, hemorrhoids and fatigue.  Other treatments can focus on stabilizing hormonal fluctuations, reduce stress, encourage healthy milk supply and replenish energy levels to foster natural healing. 


One very special treatment called Mother-Warming is given for the first couple of weeks after labor to promote general recovery.  This gentle method is done by warming up the lower abdomen & back with a Moxabushtion (Moxa) technique.  Moxa is a form of heat treatment that stimulates specific areas or points on the body to promote healing.  

Common Condition Treated Are

  • fatigue  

  • Anxiety & Depression

  • Insufficient/overactive milk supply/Mastitis

  • Insomnia

  • Sciatica/Lower back pain and other associated discomfort 

  • C-section pain & scar healing 

  • Swelling/Edema

  • Bleeding

  • Amenorrhea 

  • Incontinence

  • Abdominal pain & digestive issues 

  • Uterine prolapse

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Rose City Baby @ Connect Chiropractic & Wellness        3821 NE MLK Jr. Blvd  Portland, OR           

sivan@rosecitybaby.com        503-954-1660

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