Acupuncture for Fertility, IVF support & Women's health
We recognize the complexities of woman’s health and can provide a more natural approach to treating the problems that can come with being a woman.
We go beyond pills and pap smears and help you balance your hormones in a way that leaves you feeling your best no matter what stage of life you are in.
Acupuncture has been shown to treat and wide range of very common problems that women face. By balancing the hormones and stimulating the release of endorphins and serotonin it can greatly help with conditions such as: Dysmenorrhea (painful periods and cramping) ,Amenorrhea (absence of periods), Irregular periods, Heavy bleeding or spotting, PMS, Endometriosis, Fibroids and cysts, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Headaches & Migraines, Hormonal acne, Night sweats and hot flashes.
Acupuncture is a natural way to boost your fertility. by balancing your hormones,promoting egg quality and restoring your cycle we can optimize your chances of Conceiving and Carrying a healthy baby.
One of the best things about our approach to addressing fertility issues is that we treat the whole person regardless if your are trying to conceive naturally or through IVF. Your first treatment we will be spent doing a personalized assessment that will cover nutrition, lifestyle-including how to manage stress, fertility-enhancing foods specific to your condition, and herbal and nutritional supplements if needed. Only supplements which are safe to take during pregnancy cycle will be recommended. After your assessment you will receive your first fertility treatment and a plan for future care will be developed.
Acupuncture can a be a wonderful way to support your IVF journey, increase your chances of getting pregnant and maintaining a healty pregnancy.
Through each phase of your IVF process we can be there to support you and your body and help maximize your bodies success of conceiving a baby. By increasing blood flow to the womb and invigorating the lining of your uterus so that is can be more receptive to implantation of the embryo.
We want to be there for you through each phase of the process. Starting with the months leading up to retrieval. We recommend starting an acupuncture routine 2-3 months prior to retrieval so that your body is in its beast shape leading up. Regular treatment can help boost your egg quality, regulate and promote good hormone cycles, ovulation and increase the blood flow to the uterus while also helping manage stress and inflammation. During the stimulation phase of your IVF cycle we can help to mitigate the uncomfortable side effects that can come with IVF drugs. It can also help to improve follicle development and reduce anxiety during this stressful period. Finally after embryo transfer we recommend follow up acupuncture to help encourage successful implantation and decrease the risk of miscarriage.
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