There are three main phases that we can offer support during:
This phase can begin at any time; months, weeks or days prior to you starting the ART procedures, which can include IUI, IVF or ICSI. We combine advice on lifestyle, nutrition, breathing and physical exercise with acupuncture and herbal medicine to create a personal treatment plan for you. We will work with you to support you throughout your journey, creating the optimal conditions for conception.
During the Cycle
We can work closely with your fertility clinic to help to enhance the treatment they are providing. Our treatments can help to increase the blood flow to your uterus and improve the quality and thickening of the endometrial lining, maximising the bodies preparation for a successful implantation. Acupuncture can also alleviate the side effects of medication, reducing symptoms such as bloating, mood swings, gas and other digestive issues.
Research indicates that pre- and post-embryo transfer acupuncture treatments can dramatically increase your chances of achieving pregnancy by helping to relax the uterus, reducing cramping and minimising the negative effects of stress. Through experience we know that fertility clinics can sometimes change or arrange new dates for transfers at very short notice. We always try to be flexible so that we can offer you the opportunity to meet those changes in our central London clinic even if that appointment falls on a weekend or bank holiday.
Acupuncture and Herbal medicine can help with the following conditions which have a negative impact on our fertility: