Prenatal & Maternity

Cervical ripening vs. Labour Induction: a comparison

Cervical ripening vs. Labour Induction: a comparison

Community Acupuncture & Preparation for Child Birth Community Acupuncture is extremely helpful for supporting pre and post-natal conditions. It is natural, drug-free, minimally invasive and focuses on preventative care to ensure optimally positive outcomes, not to mention being accessible, affordable and community-based! Acupuncture can do SO MUCH MORE than Labour Induction! The objective is to…

Thank you so much for your incredible support and expertise
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Thank you so much for your incredible support and expertise

Hi Christina! Wanted to let you know that our little one made an appearance! Amelia Luna Ayi Aba arrived Sept 27 evening. Thank you so much for your incredible support and expertise. I look forward to seeing you again soon and hope you’re doing really well.  Warmly,  L.S.  Did you know? Heart & Hands offers safe,…

Thank you again for providing a safe, comfortable, and supportive environment and for sharing your expertise in Eastern practices with the community
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Thank you again for providing a safe, comfortable, and supportive environment and for sharing your expertise in Eastern practices with the community

Dear Sarah, David, and Christina, I would like to follow up and thank you for being part of my prenatal team!   I ended up going into active labour on Saturday afternoon after my 3rd acupuncture session at 41 weeks and 2 days. Little Senko was born at home later that evening, just like we had hoped. We…

I’m grateful to feel so taken care of during such an exciting and vulnerable time
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I’m grateful to feel so taken care of during such an exciting and vulnerable time

Thank you for all the healing you’ve brought to to my life, especially throughout my pregnancy.I’m grateful to feel so taken care of during such an exciting and vulnerable time. Love Laska & baby Did you know? Heart & Hands offers safe, drug-free and affordable care throughout your pregnancy journey, whether you are trying to conceive,…

Thank you for all your help Christina!
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Thank you for all your help Christina!

Another mission accomplished with 2 acupuncture labour induction sessions over the weekend. Safe, drug-free, potent and traditional. I’m glad it did the trick A.Q., see you in a few weeks for some post-partum follow-up! Did you know? Heart & Hands offers safe, drug-free and affordable care throughout your pregnancy journey, whether you are trying to conceive,…

Thanks for everything you do and did to support us and this pregnancy.
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Thanks for everything you do and did to support us and this pregnancy.

Hi Christina, Friday the 12th Saylix Wilder (“Wilder”) was born at 8:51pm weighing 8 lbs 05 oz. I was over 41 weeks so I did acupuncture with a different person (Matt, who is lovely) then we emailed with on Wednesday and then again at 1:30 on Friday trying an electronic stimulation induction and then went for…

There were so many things that were hard on me, and I got the most relief from your treatments.
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There were so many things that were hard on me, and I got the most relief from your treatments.

Hi Christina!Sorry for my very late reply. Things have been a little wild over here – baby Sophie arrived on December 31. I’m so grateful for your care during my pregnancy. There were so many things that were hard on me, and I got the most relief from your treatments. I’m hoping to come in…

Thank you for squeezing me in last week and helping to get my body ready for delivery!
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Thank you for squeezing me in last week and helping to get my body ready for delivery!

Hi Christina, Had a fast but smooth birth today at home. Thank you for squeezing me in last week and helping to get my body ready for delivery! I have cancelled my appointment for Tuesday morning. Cheers, S.B. Did you know? Heart & Hands offers safe, drug-free and affordable care throughout your pregnancy journey, whether you are trying…

I went into labour after our last appointment together!
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I went into labour after our last appointment together!

Hi Christina,I wanted to send a quick hi and thank you for doing what you do! You are fantastic.   As you may have guessed when I never showed up again, I went into labour after our last appointment together! B, our little boy is 5 weeks old today and I had a super easy…