Fertility and Pregnancy

Fertility

Chinese medicine and Acupuncture have been supporting couples with fertility for thousands of years by using a whole health perspective. The practice can identify imbalances that may seem unrelated but are obstacles to conception. A holistic approach addresses the entire person from physical, energetic, emotional and spiritual perspectives. Stimulating the body’s natural healing powers helps to bring the individual into balance. Often solving the problem of infertility may be simple. Fertility acupuncture can address low AMH (Anti-Mullerian Hormone), hormonal imbalances, regulate a cycle, improve egg quality and prevent miscarriage. But this requires time and commitment to address the underlying cause.

It has been clinically shown that Acupuncture:

  • Improve blood flow to the uterus, which helps the lining grow strong and healthy to support an embryo.
  • Reduce and prevent cramping; a common occurrence after an IVF transfer. Cramping is very disruptive to conception, as it can prevent the embryo from implanting in the uterine wall.
  • Stimulate egg production, for women who cannot, or do not want to, use fertility medication to help them get pregnant.
  • Improve egg quality, for women with low AMH.
  • Regulate and stabilise hormone levels.
  • Reduce the chance of and help to prevent miscarriage.
  • Reduce stress and promote deep relaxation, which is critical if you are trying to get pregnant.


What to expect:

During your first session, I will take a good look at “the big picture”- your medical history, your history of fertility and conception, your current fertility treatments, and much more. I will create a treatment plan tailored uniquely to you: your body, your needs, your unique pregnancy challenges.
As an acupuncturist with the background in medicine, I consider your western medical treatment. I believe that an integrative approach benefits patients the most.

Pregnancy

Acupuncture can support a healthy pregnancy during all three trimesters. It helps to facilitate a woman’s well-being and encourage physiological labour.
Acupuncture is a safe and effective choice for common conditions in pregnancy, including:

  • Nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Musculoskeletal problems (back pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel)
  • Migraines
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Labour preparation
  • Breech presentation
  • Induction

Acupuncture in pregnancy is recommended by the NICE Guidelines and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Post-partum

After delivery, during the post-partum time, Acupuncture can assist women in recovering and providing for their baby by supporting the following:

  • Post-partum Depression
  • Back and hip pain
  • Lactation support
  • Urinary problems
  • Pelvic floor issues
  • Insomnia
  • Hormone balance

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