Acupuncture and Chinese medicines has been used over the centuries to promote conception, support pregnancy, and induce labor. Acupuncture points can be viewed as a communication networks points that can be selected to aid in fertility, stabilize pregnancy, and incuse labor. Current research on acupuncture supports that acupuncture can assist with:

  •  Increased blood flow to the uterus to promote implantation.
  •  Improved ovarian function, which may help produce better quality eggs and a larger number of follicles.
  •  Reduced side effects of drugs used in ART procedures.
  •  Decreased uterine contractions, intended to encourage implantation, and prevent early miscarriage.
  •  Reduction of stress hormones and anxiety.
  •  The ability to strengthen a patient’s immune system and support overall general health, which may in turn help to prevent miscarriage.

Acupuncture can improve women’s health by decreasing the following fertility conditions:

  • Stress-related infertility
  • Elevated FSH
  • Endometriosis
  • Poor response to ART stimulation
  • Habitual miscarriage
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Auto-Immune Antibodies

Acupuncture Can Help Your Male Partner Too For Conception

At the Stratford Acupuncture & Wellness Center, we can help your partner too. If your partner has been diagnosed with a low sperm count or motility problems, acupuncture and herbs may be able to increase sperm count and improve motility.