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?
Trying to conceive can be really hard. Not for everyone, but for many it can be one of the most trying, upsetting, frustrating points in your life. Its easy to look back in hindsight about how you’d do things differently. Here’s what I would tell myself if I could go back in time and lend a friendly ear and some tips.
The questions keep coming in this series of common questions from new patients. We’ve already discussed “Can Fertility Acupuncture DELAY my period?” now we’re going to answer “Can Acupuncture bring on my period?”. I’ve said time and time again the thing I love about Acupuncture is that it’s focus is regulating cycles and optimising hormones. Let’s dive a bit deeper today into investigating this about Fertility Acupuncture.
Work is putting the pressure on, the Family Social Calendar is on overload, you keep trying to hold it all together and maintain an appearance of everything is fine… but it’s not. Inside you may feel annoyed, resentful, angry or even a bit down in the dumps. Stress is not to be underestimated. Brushing it under the carpet can amplify the problems rather than using smart strategies to untangle your Stress. Let’s take a look at 5 Simple Secrets to managing your Stress.
You’ve made it to the other side – Motherhood. You’ve had a Caesarian section and the Doctor has said about 6 weeks of recovery lie ahead. Which isn’t what you planned on…. Lets look at some ideas Chinese Medicine has, about recovery after C-Section and how it can help you.
Stress, yeah, yeah, I know. Stress this and Stress that. We’re all Stressed aren’t we?
Q: Don’t we all just have to put up with it and keep going?
Stress is one reason our health fails, and yet many of us brush it off, like its nothing important. But it’s time for a reality check. Lets take a look at how Stress impacts on your Fertility Potential.
Pre-Birth Acupuncture is Acupuncture in the third trimester and should begin at around 37 weeks gestation. The latest research shows that using Complementary medicine tools to help prepare for birth, improves birth outcomes with epidural rates and medical induction rates being significantly lower in women who did their preparation(link here). Acupuncture can be one of those brilliant tools to help you.
When you’re Pregnant in the second or third Trimester, you may start to feel the niggles, aches and pains of your body adjusting to accommodate the baby as it grows. Aches and pains in the neck, shoulders, and lower back are common as your posture changes. A massage sounds divine, but here’s some tips before you get started.