Becoming a mother was one of the things I looked forward to most in my future. Like many things, though, what you wish for isn’t always what you receive. Sometimes you don’t get your desires right away, sometimes they come at an unexpected time, or in an unexpected form, or sometimes, not at all. For me, it was a long, long road to becoming a mother.
Our dreams of expanding our family were crushed when we learned that I had an extremely high FSH level (30), which meant IVF was not an option for us. Devastated, I searched the Internet and found Acubalance.
Dear Dr. Emilie Salomons,
When I first started treatment at Acubalance, I had just had a miscarriage at
16 weeks and I was devastated.
Before I tried acupuncture, I have to admit I had no idea what my period was doing. Not only was it all over the place, but I also dreaded the day I had to deal with it, because I would always be in so much pain. Being the type of person who refused to take anything for it, I would suffer through the "contractions" with a hot water bottle on my belly, waiting for it all I end. On top of that, I was an emotional roller-coaster for at least a...
After many years of trying for a family naturally and not conceiving my husband and I decided to try fertility treatments . Following 6 unsuccessful IUI procedures and 1 unsuccessful IVF we were emotionally and financially drained.
My Acubalance journey started in May 2013. My periods had been extremely painful since my early 20s and were getting more unbearable every year. My husband and I were still struggling to conceive after more than 2 years of actively trying. At 38, I knew our chances of ever having a baby were diminishing. By chance, I saw an announcement on Facebook for a workshop on improving egg quality and fertility presented by Lorne, and convinced my...