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Two Resources for Acupressure to Prepare for Birth

Here are three resources to help you prepare for birth. I am working with an extraordinary group of women in the Maternity Acupuncture and Mentorship Peer Support two year program. I am both a student and a presenter in the program. Please use these links as advised to best support you to prepare...

Qi Gong to stay healthy & strong in physical isolation

Qi Gong is gentle exercise that supports our body, mind and spirit. Research demonstrates decreased pain, increased ease and a decrease in stress and anxiety with this practice. Enjoy these Qi Gong videos curated by Dr. Cynthia Neipris DACM of the Pacific University of Health and Sciences....

Why is Amy’s in office closed during the Covid-19 crisis?

Why is Amy’s in office closed during the Covid-19 crisis?

My office is closed to seeing patients in office as we are being asked to do so by Governor Baker. As many of you know, in addition to patient care I do board service work as the Vice Chair of the American Society of Acupuncturists. This is a document created and released by our board to provide...

What can you do during the Covid-19 outbreak to stay safe?

Contribution to the hive. Blessed be y’all What can you do to stay healthy in the midst of the Covid-19 epidemic No one can say it enough. Wash your hands - often and well with soap for 20 seconds when you enter your home, after using the bathroom, after touching your face, before and after...

Heat Therapy: Moxa & Alternatives to Moxa

Heat Therapy: Moxa and Alternatives to Moxa By AMY MAGER, MS, LAc, FABORM, and CHRISTINE CRONIN, DAOM, LAc Heat therapy is an integral treatment of Chinese medi- cine. Although we concur with our colleagues that moxa is our best choice for heat therapy, barriers may exist that could prevent a...

My baby is breech – what can I do?

My baby is breech. What can I do? Amy Mager MS, Lic.Ac., FABORM If you find your baby is breech – don’t panic – breathe – in through your nose and out through your mouth – notice what happens in your body when you do that: you slow down, you relax. A friend who is a homebirth midwife has her...