When possible we prefer to see our patients conceive naturally. Our practitioners will guide you through successful acupuncture treatment plans which have helped so many of our patients to have healthy babies.
We also offer a number of recommended acupuncture treatments via protocol programs used for IVF support both here and in the United States. Our practitioners are very experienced in this field (several are past IVF patients), so you are assured both a safe and comfortable treatment.
Recommended acupuncture treatments for IVF:
Treatment 1: Once or twice weekly acupuncture for 4-6 weeks prior to IVF medication. (Increases blood supply to uterus and ovaries. Also helps to develop healthy follicles and increase chances of implantations). This procedure is the same prior to frozen embryo transfers).
Treatment 2: Once or twice weekly when needed during any phase of the IVF cycle to decrease side effects such as anxiety, moodiness, bloating, insomnia, fatigue, hot flushes, etc.
Treatment 3: Acupuncture after egg collection (helps body to recover after procedure and anesthesia).
Treatment 4: Acupuncture pre/post transfer. (These protocol points are shown to increase chances of pregnancy by up to 65% – British Medical Journal, 2008).
Treatment 5: Acupuncture once weekly for first 12 weeks of pregnancy. (Enhances circulation to uterus and strengthens the immune system).
Treatment 6: Acupuncture for sperm problems. (Can improve sperm mobility and decrease number of abnormal sperm).
Treatment 7: Once weekly acupuncture from week 36 of pregnancy. (Can help shorten labor time and turn baby if breach).
Special attention will be paid to putting together a nutritional program to assist both you and your partner to prepare for a healthy pregnancy. This program will also involve vitamin and supplement advice.
Chinese herbs have also shown to assist fertility and gynecological issues since as early as 476 BC in China. Your practitioner can prescribe a herbal formula that is precisely designed for your condition at any given time. We supply herbs in pill form, granules and raw, which can then be cooked and prepared at home. These herbs are highly effective in treating numerous disorders, including infertility and gynecological issues.
Enjoy a relaxing massage with our qualified massage therapists. Whether you have a physical ailment or experiencing mental or physical tension, these treatments will leave you feeling renewed. Our practitioners also specialize in pregnancy massage, so you can safely enjoy the benefits of improved circulation and tension relief.