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Dr. Aimée Derbes, LAC

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13 W 28th St, Suite 5R
New York, NY, 10001
United States


Not a totally boring blog about acupuncture, breathwork, energy medicine, and self-healing

At my office in Manhattan (Flatiron / Union Square / Chelsea), I see patients who are dealing with chronic pain (back pain, neck and shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain, and ankle pain), headaches + migraines, digestive issues (IBS, colitis), infertility, stress, insomnia, PMS, women's health, and autoimmune conditions (Lyme, Hashimoto's, thyroid conditions, and many more).

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Why pregnant people like acupuncture

Aimée Derbes

Thanks to a recent talk I gave to an amazing group of doulas (hey, NYC Doula Collective!), there's been an uptick in the number of pregnant people coming to my practice, and I've been learning how much misinformation is out there regarding acupuncture treatment during pregnancy. While the use of acupuncture and Chinese herbs for supporting fertility and conception is relatively well-known at this point, I often receive questions about what acupuncture can do for pregnant people, and whether it’s even safe and appropriate. The short answer is, a lot, and yes, absolutely! Read on to learn about the use of acupuncture during pregnancy, including safety information and common conditions that we acupuncturists regularly encounter in our pregnant patients.

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