Often quoted but rarely understood, How does Acupuncture Increase Pregnancy Rates in IVF? For years we have seen and read studies showing the benefits of acupuncture for both IVF and natural pregnancies. What we don't usually see is why does acupuncture help. What does Acupuncture and Chinese medicine do to help a couples conceive? The answer is simple yet complicated
I wanted to share a case study of a patient. As my patients know, the treatments they receive encompass more than just needles, we offer a holistic and integrative approach. So what did this patient do to achieve enough improvement to make her 2nd IVF cycle a success?
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Acubalance Wellness Centre was founded by Dr. Lorne Brown, a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine, Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine and a former chartered accountant (CPA).
A passionate advocate of supporting the body’s innate ability to heal itself, Brown combines a love for the science of human physiology with a deep respect for what’s been learned through thousands of years of traditional medical practices in China.
Did you know that the most important time to optimize your fertility (and that of your male partner if you have one) is during the 100 days before conception occurs?
Your wait time for your IVF cycle is a great opportunity to get your mind and body in the best shape to conceive a baby whether TTC naturally or with IVF.
Acupuncture is an effective modality for the treatment of infertility. One of the most common questions I have been asked is When is the best time to get Acupuncture for fertility?
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A large number of couples seek the use of acupuncture when they are going through IVF. When performed for the weeks before IVF, acupuncture is able to improve the chances of a healthy pregnancy as well as decrease miscarriage rates. Acupuncture also improves pregnancy rates combined with other western medicated fertility treatments (like clomid) and not just IVF. A question I often get asked is "Can Acupuncture be of benefit to those couples going through infertility if they are not doing IVF?" The short answer is an absolute YES! to understand why takes a little bit more explanation.