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More information:

The American Pregnancy Association has an article on pregnancy and acupuncture that includes excellent series of questions and answers.

FertilityFactor.com has a great article on acupuncture and pregnancy that provides details on two different clinical studies and their associated success rates.

Acupuncture for Fertility & Pregnancy

Acupuncture for Fertility and Pregnancy Performing acupuncture for fertility and pregnancy is a very gratifying area of my practice. I can't (and no one can) promise that acupuncture will always be successful in helping people conceive, but past successes have brought a lot of joy to my patients and me.

Acupuncture can be used alone or as part of a larger treatment plan that includes conventional fertility treatments from your doctor or fertility clinic.

What to expect: On your first visit we will discuss any known medical information about your reproductive function. I will take that information and your general health history and relate that to a Chinese medical context to develop a specific treatment plan for you. You should expect to receive treatment twice a week for a few weeks, then once a week for a few months. Along the way I will gather feedback on how it is going and make any necessary adjustments. I recommend that you continue occasional treatments for at least three months after conception.

How it works: Acupuncture can have powerful effects on the endocrine system, the system of glands and hormones that controls essentially every system and function in the body, including reproduction. It helps to regulate and rebalance hormone levels to compensate for any constitutional imbalances that may be present. Acupuncture also works to increase blood flow to reproductive organs. Check out the two articles on the left side of this page for further information.