Acupuncture at Beattie Street Health in Balmain
Welcoming all ages, answering your health related questions, guiding, supporting and caring. Treatment and care for both infants and children, those transitioning through menstruation to menopause or just for everyday wellbeing.
Beattie Street Health Studio is a space that supports families. For some, working with Melinda and her acupuncture is the missing link in their day to day health and wellness.
Melinda provides care as a Dr Chinese medicine, incorporating Chinese and Japanese acupuncture and herbal medicine, supporting families through their general health and wellbeing issues, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care through to menopause. She has a unique holistic approach, nurturing, connecting your mind and body with mindfulness techniques, with Buteyko breathwork, bringing your breathing to a gentle, soft style that leaves you in bliss. She is a qualified Buteyko Breathwork instructor, working with sleep, stress, anxiety or other breathing issue you may have.
Beattie Street Health Studio is a hub for education and community with monthly Calmbirth and Buteyko Breathing classes. It is a place to nurture yourself through conversation, interacting with like-minded people, and learning tips, tools and techniques.
Melinda has a gentle and mindful approach, providing education and inspires you to take part in your healing process. Working in the field that may help with:
Pregnancy and Postpartum Care
Natural Labour Induction
Perimenopause and menopause
Infants, children and teens receive acupuncture. A non-invasive style is used, the treatment is simple yet effective, children find it pleasant and parents are accepting of this technique useful for everyday issues.
Natural labour Induction
When you are getting pressure from those around you, or you feel ready to welcome your baby, acupuncture for aiding with ripening the cervix, moving baby down and getting you emotionally prepared. Melinda has been working in the field of birth since 2008; she has a wealth of knowledge and experience working with people throughout their pregnancy and postpartum care. Using acupuncture and moxibustion (moxa) to help you naturally move into labour. Melinda has been working alongside obstetricians, midwives and doulas with their clients to support them into labour.
Pregnancy and postpartum acupuncture are part and parcel of your emotional and physical wellbeing routine. Acupuncture with Melinda is a gentle technique specifically adapted for pregnancy. She will ensure you feel comfortable and looked after. If you are a high-risk pregnancy and have any medical/pregnancy complications, Melinda has experience working alongside your care provider, adding extra care and support. With years of experience as a doula, she has worked within the hospital system and attended many home births.
Finding out your pregnant can be exciting and for some daunting. Melinda as a Childbirth Educator works with you through each trimester, keeping you well informed about the stages of growth and what is best for you and your baby.
Providing emotional and educational health care. Her wealth of knowledge guides you through all pregnancy concerns as you transition through each trimester. Pregnancy and Postnatal care packages are available, preparing for labour, preparing baby to descend into the pelvis correctly, and helping you to feel supported through your pregnancy.
Postpartum Care with Warming the Mother in the First Forty Days
Chinese medicine is traditionally known for postpartum care combing acupuncture with moxibustion (moxa) for warming the body, slowing blood loss and improving circulation. Night sweats are a common complaint post birth, feeding issues, pain and postural complaints as the hormones within the body settle. Using moxa to aid with warming the body is done after birth, helping with caesarean care and nourishing blood and milk supply. The importance of nourishing the body after birth is like rebuilding the foundations of the body, ready for the subsequent pregnancy, ensuring a positive outcome.
Lactation Support with Acupuncture and Moxibustion
One of the ways we support breastfeeding is with nourishing blood for milk supply and mastitis. Acupuncture moves any stagnation that can result in mastitis, a painful experience at any time postpartum. Melinda has experience with mastitis working with massage and acupuncture to change how the body feels. Acupuncture and moxa can help with milk supply, nourishing the body to nourish blood for making milk.
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