In the crucial four to six months prior to conception, we can help you increase your fertility naturally through the use of Chinese medicine. Our treatment protocols encompass the use of acupuncture and herbal medicine in order to balance your hormones , improve your overall health and thereby maximizing your fertility potential.
Our pre conception treatment program is suitable for women who wish to maximize their fertility naturally, for those who have had unsuccessful IVF cycles and wish to try a natural alternative, and for those women who wish to improve their general health before embarking on an IVF cycle.
IVF & Acupuncture
Akuklinik uses evidence based acupuncture protocols designed to:
- Increase blood flow to the reproductive organs
- Optimizing the chances of conceiving
- Help to decrease stress levels
- Reduce the side effects and symptoms of ART treatments
Treatment plans range from pre conception programs for those looking to conceive naturally, to a course of treatments for those undergoing ART procedures such as IUI and or leading up to IVF transfer with treatments continuing thereafter, to one or two treatments on the day of embryo transfer.
One of the following treatment plans can be personalized in order to give you the most benefit :
Embryo Transfer Day Treatments
Two treatments in total at the IVF clinic, one before embryo transfer and another treatment just after transfer
Cost $ 300 + HST
Acupuncture before and during IVF
Research has shown that acupuncture treatments increases uterine blood flow and also appears to regulate fertility hormones.
bi- weekly treatments for 6 weeks before egg retrieval and pre and post embryo transfer treatments.
Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine have been shown to help when there are low sperm counts, poor morphology and motility.
Treatment protocol: Acupuncture 2 treatments per week for 2 – 3 months
Personalized herbal formula to be taken simultaneously for 3 months ( in a granular form or encapsulated)
Certain supplements will be recommended for patients.
If a course of bi-weekly acupuncture treatments is not possible, we would recommend taking herbal medicines and supplements in any case.