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Acupuncture during pregnancy

Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing which began with the discovery that the stimulation of specific areas of the skin affected the functioning of certain organs of the body.

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Pregnancy week 1

Doctors calculate your due date from the first day of your last period. So in week 1 you’ll still be having your period.

Pregnancy week 2

Ovulation usually happens at the end of week two. An egg is released from the ovaries into the fallopian tubes, where it is fertilised.

Pregnancy week 3

By now your egg has been implanted with sperm, and it’s possible that you could see a tiny bit of spotting – known as implantation bleeding.

Pregnancy week 4

You may experience a change in your sense of taste and you might start craving particular foods, or suddenly dislike things such as alcohol or coffee.

Pregnancy week 5

Already the heart begins to beat and on an ultrasound you can differentiate between the head and the tail.

Pregnancy week 6

By the end of the week your baby will be 4-6 mm Crown to Rump (CR) – about the size of a small bean.