Acupuncture for Fertility
Starting acupuncture early on your path to conception is beneficial for gently balancing the body, calming the mind, and creating the optimal environment for conception. Acupuncture has been proven to increase fertility, aid conception, decrease rates of miscarriage, and enhance the effectiveness of other fertility treatments.
Benefits of Fertility Acupuncture
Polycystic ovary syndrome
Managing stress levels
Anxiety & depression
Pelvic inflammatory disease
How can acupuncture help with fertility?
Acupuncture helps by improving blood flow to the reproductive organs, reducing inflammation, reducing stress, improving sleep, and calming the mind. Acupuncture can also address specific concerns related to fertility like PCOS, endometriosis, and anovulation, among others.
Who should consider acupuncture for fertility?
People who should consider acupuncture are those trying to balance their cycles to improve their chances of natural conception or those who are undergoing medical fertility treatments who have irregular menstrual cycles, painful periods, PCOS, a history of miscarriage, anovulatory cycles or other diagnoses of sub-fertility.
When should I start acupuncture treatment?
Women are often advised to start acupuncture 3 months before they start treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intrauterine insemination (IUI). However, starting acupuncture along with your doctor's recommended fertility therapy may still be beneficial.
How long does it take for acupuncture for fertility to work?
It takes around 1-3 months for acupuncture to help a woman get pregnant naturally. Natural conception can take place quickly if the man and woman make changes to their lifestyle and diet. Acupuncture treatment can be quickened by taking Chinese fertility herbs.
What can I expect when receiving acupuncture specifically for fertility?
Similar to other acupuncture treatments I choose the best points for you based on your constitution. Treatments for fertility are tailored to the individual and follow the menstrual cycle closely.