Female Fertility

Acupuncture & Fertility

Through the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture works on the underlying conditions unique to each woman to help them increase the chances of becoming pregnant.

Preconception fertility care for women and men is based on helping your body produce the healthiest eggs and sperm possible. In a woman it takes approximately 100 days for the egg to develop towards ovulation and in the male it’s approximately 116 days for sperm production to be completed. A proactive way to utilise this time involves couples adapting a healthy diet and environment in the four months prior to a possible conception.

Acupuncture to treat Fertility or to support IVF helps to return the body to its natural state in order to facilitate changes treating the following causes of fertility challenges:

  • Tubal problems
  • Endometriosis
  • Ovulation disorders
  • Polycystic ovaries
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Hormonal problems
  • Autoimmune disorders & various other unknown causes.

Treatment of irregularities with menstruation/fertility during the different phases of a womens cycle include follicular phase, luteal phase & menstruation, taking into account hormones levels of follicle stimulating hormone & progestone levels.

Problems relating to ovulation can be rectified once patterns are known through regular charting of basal body temperature (BMR) & awareness of cervical mucus during this time.