Reproductive Health and Fertility

Acupuncture Supports Fertility and Pregnancy

In our high-tech world, why do couples turn to acupuncture to improve their chances of conception, healthy pregnancy and childbirth? Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to help couples conceive naturally and more recently with IUI and (please expand) IVF (expand) treatments.

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  • Helps to regulate hormones in both men and women
  • Supports the ovaries to produce finer quality eggs
  • Improves the flow of energy and blood to the uterus
  • Increases the thickness of the uterine lining
  • Reduces the side effects of IUI and IVF drugs
  • Increases the flow of energy and blood to the testes and supports the production of healthy sperm and semen

Acupuncture Supports Healthy Pregnancy

  • Minimizes early uterine contractions
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Helps manage musculoskeletal problems, including low back pain and discourages infection, nausea, constipation, fatigue, edema, anxiety and depression
  • Provides pre-birth support, leading to quicker and easier labor
  • Reduces the need for medical intervention, including episiotomy and C section

Acupuncture Eases Childbirth

  • Can be used to induce labor or reposition a posterior or breech fetus
  • Special acupressure points can be used by those supporting the woman in labor to help manage her pain and anxiety during delivery

Acupuncture Helps New Mothers

  • Aids in managing stress and fatigue
  • Reduces postpartum depression
  • Helps manage breast feeding challenges
  • Supports recovery from C-Section and episiotomy
  • Helps regulate hormonal balance
  • Supports the return to a healthy weight