How Our Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Treatments Can Benefit Breastfeeding Mothers:

Our experienced female TCM Physician offers TCM Lactation consultations and comprehensive breast assessments, followed by personalized treatment recommendations. Each session’s duration may vary, typically ranging from 30 to 90 minutes, tailored to individual needs and conditions.

Our treatment approach may encompass one or more of the following elements:

  • Lactation Acupressure (also known as breast massage or tuina)
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Herbal Plasters
  • Acupuncture
  • Scrapping (Gua Sha)
  • Dietary Guidance
  • Advice on Breastfeeding Concerns and Issues
  • Additional Treatments as deemed necessary

Our goal is to support and enhance your breastfeeding journey through these TCM treatments, ensuring your well-being and your baby’s health.

The Purpose of TCM Lactation Treatments for Breastfeeding Mothers

The TCM treatments below are thoughtfully curated to support breastfeeding mothers, aiming to enhance their comfort and breastfeeding experience while ensuring the well-being of both mother and child.

a) Lactation Acupressure (also known as breast massage or tuina):

This precise acupressure therapy is targeted to alleviate blockages, providing relief.

b) Herbal Medicine:

Tailored TCM herbal remedies, prescribed by our skilled physicians, are designed to alleviate pain, reduce swelling, and address inflammation in the milk ducts.

c) Herbal Plasters:

Medicated plasters applied externally serve to diminish local inflammation and promote the healing of milk ducts.

d) Acupuncture:

Individualized acupuncture sessions are employed to facilitate the smooth flow of Qi, aiding in the resolution of lactation-related issues.

e) Scraping (Gua Sha):

Scraping or guasha therapy, applied to specific points, enhances blood circulation, thus reducing inflammation and promoting milk flow.

We Go Beyond Symptom Treatment

When conducting our assessment, our approach goes beyond therapy alone.

We delve into various aspects, including:

  • Effective Time Management for Feeding
  • Assessing the Support System for Your Breastfeeding Journey within Your Environment
  • Evaluating Your Feeding Techniques
  • Scrutinizing Your Pumping Practices

Our comprehensive perspective ensures that we provide holistic support tailored to your unique needs as a breastfeeding mother.