Sweet Child O’ Mine Birth Center is now offering acupuncture services. Our very own Student Midwife, Denise DuPree is a Licensed Acupuncture Physician in Florida, and is nationally board certified (NCCAOM) in Acupuncture. She graduated from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NIAOM) in Seattle, WA with a Masters in Acupuncture, 2000. Upon graduation she worked at The Helping Yi Yuan Hospital in Tianjin, China for 2 years, where she specialized in Acupuncture, herbs and Qi Gong (Taoist form of exercise and meditation). She has operated private practices on Bainbridge Island, WA, Delray, Florida, Portland, Oregon and Siem Reap, Cambodia both in a maternity hospital and a 5 star resort. She has advanced training and experience in fertility issues, common discomforts in pregnancy, labor support and pain relief, postpartum issues and newborn discomforts. She also prescribes Chinese herbal formulas tailored to your specific needs and nutritional advice. She is certified in Mayan Abdominal Massage, which compliments her acupuncture treatments and East Asian Medicine modalities and is used for a variety of women’s health issues.
Acupuncture Offers a Safe Effective and Drug Free Treatment Option in Pregnancy
Some common pregnancy discomforts effectively treated by acupuncture include, but are not limited to:
Nausea/Vomiting, Constipation, Heartburn
Insomnia, Anxiety, Stress Reduction
Breech or Posterior Presentation
Induction and Uterine Preparation for Onset of Labor
Newborn Colic and Digestive Issues
To Schedule an Appointment, call 813-685-8404 extension 1.
Acupuncture : First Visit Consultation and Treatment $80, 1+ hour
(May include Traditional Chinese Medicine Modalities like acupuncture, cupping, moxa ( heat therapy), Gua Sha, cold laser, tuning forks, herbal therapy and diagnosis, hot stones aromatherapy and poultices and plasters.)
Follow up treatments or Spontaneous Treatments for Acute Issue – $60
(like postdates, rupture of membranes labor starter, prodromal labor)
4 for $200
6 for $300
10 for $500
HSA cards accepted.