IVF Support

A recent systematic review by Qian et al found that acupuncture may improve the clinical pregnancy rate of women undergoing IVF.

(Qian 2016-SR of 30RCTs & MA)(119)

Acupuncture during an IVF cycle may improve
the clinical pregnancy rate

An image of a fetus in a microscope
From our clinic rooms in Highett in the Bayside area of Melbourne, we offer supportive acupuncture to both women and men undergoing IVF. Our programs can involve treatment at any given stage of an IVF cycle – from a complete preconception care and full supportive program, to transfer date and egg collection treatments, and emotional and physical supportive treatment.

We believe that IVF fertility acupuncture is beneficial for anyone undergoing IVF but your medical practitioner/IVF specialist may recommend IVF acupuncture when you have:

  • Multiple failed embryo transfers
  • Poor egg or sperm quality
  • Thin endometrial lining
  • Low follicle numbers
  • Stress or emotional imbalance

How our naturopathic programs can support you during your IVF:

  • Support health of eggs and sperm
  • Improve circulation to support follicle development
  • Address any nutritional insufficiencies and improve energy/wellbeing
  • Educate on diet and lifestyle to improve overall health during IVF cycles

Around 8-12% of couples across the world face infertility problems and is something that can happen in both men and women. Many couples seek out the assistance of doctors and specialists when they are unable to conceive. Treatments for infertility tend to look at sperm quality and the function and quality of the ovaries, as well as balancing hormones.

To go with these treatments, many couples also turn to alternative and complementary therapies to assist in the process of conceiving and adding to their family. Naturopathy and Acupuncture for IVF assistance is used by many couples.

If you are considering Traditional Chinese Medicine as a complementary therapy to assist with your fertility treatment, we recommend speaking to your specialists, as well as seeing a trained and professional fertility acupuncturist.

In Melbourne, if you would like to discuss acupuncture and naturopathy treatments, and how it can assist your family, contact us to speak to our team.

There’s no doubt that pregnancy can cause some niggles here and there. With many complementary therapies unable to be practised during pregnancy, many women turn to acupuncture in pregnancy to get some relief from pain, tiredness and illness.

During pregnancy, acupuncture tends to be used to treat pelvic and back pain as well as nausea. As with any therapy, some women find relief through acupuncture in pregnancy while unfortunately some women do not.

It is important to find a qualified and registered acupuncturist to undertake any acupuncture treatments while pregnant, as well as it being a good idea to discuss details of planned treatments with your doctors and midwives.

During your first session, your practitioner will assess you and ask your concerns. They will then explain what they are doing and how it will assist. The acupuncture process itself requires thin, sterilised needles to be inserted at specific points in your skin. These points relate to a particular concern based on Qi principles. When these points are stimulated, they can help to correct imbalances and assist with pain relief.

Looking for acupuncture for pregnancy near you? The team at Balance Complementary Medicine can assist you with acupuncture to assist with pain relief in your pregnancy.

We understand that finding acupuncture for fertility and pregnancy in Melbourne near you can be difficult.

Our team is based in our complementary medicine clinic in Highett, with easy access to and from the clinic.

Balance Complementary Medicine has a fertility acupuncture doctor in our clinic who can assist you with your fertility and pregnancy requirements. All you need to do is to search for pregnancy acupuncture near me .If you would like to make a booking to see our fertility acupuncturist,Get in touch with us today.

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