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Herbal Medicine
Chinese herbal formulas can help strengthen the womb to prevent “restless fetus” syndrome when there have been repeated miscarriages.
Additionally, herbal formulas taken after birth can restore a new mother’s vitality, help with lactation and prevent hormonal imbalances which can alleviate mood swings.

Infertility can be devastating — Acupuncture can help.

For women and couples who want to have children, infertility is one of the most devastating conditions that can be diagnosed.
* Acupuncture improves the odds of a successful pregnancy
* Acupuncture calms the spirit and body
* Acupuncture balances, strengthens, and nourishes reproductive systems
* Acupuncture regulates ovulation
* Acupuncture increases number and quality of eggs
* Acupuncture thickens uterine lining
* Acupuncture resolves stress
* Acupuncture can lead to natural pregnancy
* Acupuncture is best if started 3–6 months prior to Western procedures
* Acupuncture and herbs correct sperm morphology
Unfortunately, most women only seek alternative methods after a failed IVF procedure. Acupuncture offers a non–invasive complement to IVF. Infertility can be devastating — Acupuncture can help.

Improving Your Odds

The Seattle Times reported a study of 160 IVF patients who used acupuncture before and after the embryo transfer. These patients reported 26%—43% higher incidence of successful pregnancies compared to those who relied solely upon Western medicine.

Prior to an IVF transfer, acupuncture treatments infuse the pelvic region with blood to thicken the uterine wall and increase the potential for pregnancy.

Post implant, acupuncture treatment strengthens the body’s capacity to hold the embryo.

Specific points, treated with gold needles at the end of each trimester of pregnancy, clear womb “toxins” and help strengthen a growing fetus. Acupuncture has been known to correct a breech birth presentation.

If you are having a problem with fertility, check in with me after you consult your obstetrician.

Video: Phyllis Shapiro Infertility