free 15 minute initial consultations available

About the clinic

Jo Hull Lic. Ac, BSc Hons in acupuncture and
has a geniune passion for natural healthcare and specialist interests in fertility, sports injury and pain management.

She has recently had research (into the positive effects of acupuncture on success rates of IVF) published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine.

Hove Natural Health Clinic
33 Montefiore Road

Clinic Times
Tuesday 9.30am  - 3pm
Wednesday 8am - 3pm
Thursday 11am - 8pm
Friday 9.30am  - 3pm
Saturday 8am - 1pm
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Even an uncomplicated pregnancy can involve a multitude of problems including back and pelvic pain, nausea, indigestion or emotional problems such as anxiety and depression.

Jo has had a great deal of success treating pregnant patients and helping them have happy, pain and discomfort free pregnancys.

How acupuncture can help in pregnancy

Research has found evidence that acupuncture may assist with the management of some pregnancy related complaints. It can provide a safe, drug free alternative to relieve these symptoms by:

•    increasing relaxation and reducing tension
•    stimulating nerves located in muscles and other tissues to change the processing of pain  in the brain and spinal cord
•    reducing inflammation

Several reviews have found that moxibustion (a warming herb) has a positive effect in correcting breech presentation.

Pain relief during labour

Studies suggest acupuncture may help to relieve pain during labour and that it was better than conventional analgesia. Several reviews have found that moxibustion has a positive effect in correcting breech presentation.

Jo is happy to teach partners how acupressure for child birth.

If you’d like to know more about how acupuncture can benefit you during pregnancy call Jo on 01273 575 or email. Free initial consultations are available.

Source: British Acupuncture Council July 2011. If you would like to read the full transcript of this material, including references,  please visit
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