NEW YORK (WLNY) — Pregnancy is a life changing experience, but it can also mean dealing with health issues – like morning sickness and an aching back.

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Licensed acupuncturist Erika Weber says the symptoms can be relieved with acupuncture. She visited The Couch on Tuesday to tell us more about how the ancient Chinese practice can help.

As always, check with your doctor before administering any type of acupuncture while pregnant. While the practice is safe, there are some ‘forbidden points’ that should be avoided while expecting.