Reader Question: Can I take herbs when doing IVF? Excellent Question! This is a controversial issue, only because many doctors DO NOT like you taking anything whilst you’re on an active IVF cycle. They’re concerned about drug interactions which is fair enough. There are some scenarios where it may assist, so let’s talk about those.
Acceptance. Preparation. Intuition. Resilience. Fear. These are all addressed in Megan Hine‘s new book Mind of a Survivorand she talks about how to apply them in the context of a real survival scenario but more importantly, your day to day life. No shock that these are things a couple trying to conceive also face… In this post, I’ll review Megan Hine’s book.
Egg Quality is something that can come up in a conversation with a Fertility Specialist. AMH Testing will determine your ovarian reserve, but if you’re told your egg quality is poor. Is there anything you can do about it? The answer is Yes & Scientific evidence is backing this claim up.
Not sure about Acupuncture and enhancing your fertility? or Chinese Herbs?
Some sneaky myths may be based on old-fashioned opinion. The modernisation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & it’s inclusion as a reputable modality by some Fertility Doctors may surprise you. This is the 21st century and Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs do have their place in helping couples successfully conceive. Let’s look at what you need to know.
If you’re over 40 and currently trying to conceive, the possibilities may be limited as to how to achieve your ultimate result of Pregnancy. In cases of Infertility or Unexplained Infertility, Chinese Herbs can help accelerate any additional Fertility Support whether using IVF or not. Let’s take a look at issues around Egg quality.
Chinese Herbal Medicine has a good reputation with Women’s Health. But what about Fertility? And what about the side effects? In this post we discuss if there are side effects to Chinese Herbs with TTC.
Does Acupuncture work? Research says yes. In this post we look at the aspects of Acupuncture that clinical trials and reviews have said does work for, especially with a Fertility focus.
The World Health Organisiation does recognise Acupuncture as effective in treating many conditions, but rather than take a wide scope, we’ll specifically take a look through a focused lens of Fertility Acupuncture.
You may have heard on the grapevine about IVF Acupuncture and you’re thinking, “What is IVF Acupuncture?”.
More couples are turning to IVF to help them get pregnant. Our society has produced women that are independent and highly capable of having successful careers in their 20’s and 30’s. Once the focus shifts to settling down and starting a family, many women are finding they have left it late to conceive naturally with success.
If they enlist the help of a fertility specialist and IVF, ICSI or other Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART’s) did you know that Acupuncture can help you get even further with IVF?
Those trying IVF, may be looking for anything and everything they can be doing to get the most out of each IVF cycle. Depending on if you’ve used Google or word of mouth as your resource when looking into what else can help your cause, you may have come across Acupuncture and those that say yay or nay to it. In this post we discuss a big question on people’s minds when doing IVF. “Can Acupuncture hurt IVF?
Cramping is a symptom that is never comfortable. The twinges and spasms in your lower abdomen or lower back make it difficult to concentrate on your day and get on with things. Popping a pill of paracetamol or ibuprofen may help or for the more severe cramps, not even touch the sides. In this blogpost, we look at the question “Can Fertility Acupuncture cause cramping?”