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Acupuncture for Fertility

Acupuncture provides a natural alternative or enhancer to conventional fertility treatments.

Some of the conditions acupuncture can treat include:

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Low ovarian reserve
  • Recurrent miscarriages
  • Endometriosis
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Irregular periods or absent periods
  • Hormone imbalance such as low progesterone, or high/low FSH
  • Luteal phase defect
  • Unexplained infertility
  • Poor sperm motility, low sperm count or morphology
  • Thyroid conditions

Acupuncture for Fertility – ART, IUI and IVF

Couples considering reproductive technology (ART), including IUI or IVF, are often urged to consider acupuncture treatments to improve their chances of success. Based on scientific studies, a Registered Acupuncturist can recommend a schedule with times and pace for the treatment sessions.

Customized Fertility Acupuncture Treatment Plans

Acupuncture for reproduction and fertility is amazing, especially when combined with other modalities. It offers a gentle and effective option to address any underlying imbalances.

Additional Reading

The American Pregnancy Association offers the following overview of Acupuncture for Fertility on their website: http://americanpregnancy.org/infertility/acupuncture/

Parents Magazine article on the benefits of acupuncture: http://www.parents.com/getting-pregnant/infertility/treatments/acupuncture-for-infertility/