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Yume Takeuchi, MS, L.Ac. : Doula Associate

posted Jan 23, 2015, 8:28 AM by What A Doula   [ updated May 24, 2016, 10:40 PM by Lisa Baracker ]
Yume is a licensed acupuncturist and doula and the owner of Acu-Doula: Acupuncture & Birth Services in Berkeley. She received her Masters of Science in acupuncture from The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She attended her doula training at Natural Resources in San Francisco. She is currently getting certified as a Placenta Encapsulation specialist through Full Circle Placenta.

Yume’s skills as an acupuncturist and doula attend to both the body and mind of an expecting mother. She strongly believes in the marriage of Chinese medicine and labor-support, offering a truly holistic approach to birth. As an acupuncturist she is able to provide treatments that focus on women in their third trimester and help alleviate any issues or complications that may arise. She has the ability to help with post-natal care through the use of her acupuncture skills and herbal medicine knowledge. As a doula she is able to support and help prepare women and their partners for the arrival of their child. She has a keen ability to listen and understand what is needed and make those around her feel at ease. With her skills and compassion she hopes to provide an experience one can look back on with empowerment and love.