Acupuncture and Your Fertility

5 things you need to get pregnant

  1. Healthy sperm
  2. Healthy Eggs
  3. Intercourse at the fertile time in a women cycle
  4. Fertilisation
  5. Implantation

OMG we spend are younger lives trying not to get pregnant, with various methods, the pill, condoms just to name a few.  So it comes as quite a shock to find out that a pregnancy isn’t happening for you.  It can be very upsetting, you feel a failure, all your friends are pregnant, every second women walking down the street is either pregnant or pushing a pram with a small baby inside.  It can be a very stressful time in your life. Lucy is very experienced dealing with fertility issues and can help you increase your chances of a successful pregnancy.

Ideally we should get pregnant in our teenage years this is when we are most fertile, but this is not practical in our modern society.  We are having children in our later and later, in fact the average age is 30, and a lot of us not trying until we are over 35.  As we get older (over 35) are fertility rate drops and drops more as we reach 40.

To add to this Imagine the horror being top you have high FSH and the chances of having a child are very slim, or you AMH is low your ovarian reserve.  You will be please to know that studies have shown that acupuncture can help to reduce your FSH levels and increase your AMH your chances of a successful pregnancy by rebalancing your hormones.

Acupuncture is a holistic natural approach to your fertility issues  .  It takes into account your life style, diet, exercise, stress, sleep, energy.  Helping you get your body back into its natural rhythm.  Acupuncture helps with –

  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Hormonal and ovulating problems
  • High FSH or premature ovarian AMH
  • Immunologic reaction
  • Luteal phase defect
  • Poly-cystic ovarian syndrome PCOS
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Unexplained infertility
  • Male factor

Questions you can ask yourself about your fertility if you answer yes to three of these questions then acupuncture will help you increase your odds of a pregnancy

  • Have you been trying to get pregnant for more than one year?
  • Do you have a regular cycle?
  • Does it come every 28 to 32 days?
  • What is regular to you?
  • Do you know when you ovulate?
  • Do you know your fertile signs?

We need to look into your family history – these can give us clues to your why you can’t get pregnant

  • Did your mother go through an early menopause?
  • Your age, and medical history?
  • Do you have a history of PCOS poly-cystic ovaries?

Acupuncture offer treatments to help

  • Increase ovulation,
  • Regulate the menstrual cycle,
  • Regulates body temperature.
  • Improve ovulation and
  • Reduce high FSH levels
  • Improve you AMH.
  • Helps regulate your hormones.
  • Redresses stress
  • Improves energy
  • Stops self-sabotaging 

Lucy will  help you learn about your cycle, know your peak fertile signs, know the signs that you are fertile, to have target sex to help you achieve a pregnancy. Help with self-sabotaging,

Lucy will tailor a plan especially for you to help you on you journey to parenthood

There are several advantages to using acupuncture as an approach to heightening a couple’s fertility. Treatment is recommended to be given weekly over a period of three months to allow the body to return to balance in order to not only promote conception, but also to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.