Whether you are trying to get pregnant or already have children, our facility specializes in the treatment of infertility, both male and female, and women’s reproductive problems (such as PMS, PCOS, endometriosis, menstrual irregularities, etc).
Yes – Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can help you to get pregnant!
We understand you. We offer treatments catered to the individual and we understand that the process of infertility is stressful and emotional. We take in account all your questions and concerns. Acupuncture techniques can be used in conjunction with traditional western medicine in order to increase your chances of getting pregnant. Our treatments take a whole body approach to health.
For the 4.5 million couples that are experiencing infertility every year, acupuncture may be just what is needed.
Clinical research is showing positives effects of acupuncture on women’s fertility.
Acupuncture Shows Promise in Improving Rates of Pregnancy Following IVF
The reviewers found that acupuncture given as a complement to IVF increased the odds of achieving pregnancy. According to the researchers, the results indicate that 10 women undergoing IVF would need to be treated with acupuncture to bring about one additional pregnancy. The results, considered preliminary, point to a potential complementary treatment that may improve the success of IVF.
A randomized, controlled, double-blind, cross-over study evaluating acupuncture as an adjunct to IVF
Quintero R et al, Fertil Steril 2004 Vol 81 Suppl 3, pg S11-12 Fertility and Sterility
FINDINGS: This study showed a significantly lower amount of gonadotropins used when IVF is combined with standard acupuncture. A 70% pregnancy rate was also achieved with standard acupuncture and IVF, compared to 25% in the control group.
Acupuncture in IVF linked to lower miscarriage and ectopic rates
OB/Gyn News, Copyright 2005 by International Medical News Group, an Elsevier company
FINDINGS: The miscarriage rate was almost halved in the acupuncture group, and the ectopic pregnancy rate was significantly lower. Overall the live-birth rate was significantly higher in the acupuncture group than the control group.
“Katie has successfully helped my husband and I conceive our first child. After a long battle with fertility treatments, acupuncture was our last resort. We were left hopeless. Thank you Katie for bringing that hope back. We are beyond grateful.”