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Fertility, Pregnancy and Child Birth

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Congratulaions! but lets not forget that pregnancy comes with its downs as well as ups. Fatigue, morning sickness, headaches and digestive issues  are just a few of the problems which occur during pregnancy. Acupuncture can help you stay calm and deal with the difficult symptoms you may be expiriencing.

 

Breech babies can be helped to be turned with the use of moxa, (a chinese herb), on certain acupuncture points and if your little one isn't quite making an appearance fast enough, acupuncture can even help enduce them before having to go down the route of western medical intervention.

Acupuncture has been used for thousands for of years to treat infertility. Today, it is expected that 25% of couples and 1 in 6 women will be affected. Infertility in men is also increasing and again the effects of acupuncture can boost male fertility in different ways.

 

Whether your trying naturally or through IVF, acupuncture can

help you on your way to parenthood. Eilidh has always had a special interest in fertility and has helped couples concieve both naturally and by working along side their IVF treatments.

 

Please keep reading below to find out how acupuncture can help you.

 

 

 

 

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Infertility

 

Infertility is becoming a bigger problem as more couples are waiting until they are older before starting a family and added stresses have an adverse effect on the reproductive hormones. Other reasons include;

  • Endometriosis

  • PCOS

  • Blocked fallopian tubes

  • Hormonal imbalances

  • Mentral problems

  • Low Sperm Count

 

Fertility focused acupuncture treatment can help to increase blood flow to the reproductive organs, balance hormone levels, regulate the menstrual cycle and help improve the lining of the uterus and quality of eggs

 

Some of the positive effects of acupuncture in fertility treatment are thought to include:

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  • Regulate the menstrual cycle and promote regular ovulation

  • Regulate the hormones to produce a larger number of follicles

  • Improve the functions of ovaries to produce better quality eggs

  • Relieve the side effects of drugs used in IVF

  • Increase the thickness of the uterine lining so to encourage successful implantation

  • Reduce the chance of miscarriage

  • Assist with endometriosis

  • Assist with PCOS

 

Benefits to male fertility have been helped by acupuncture with positive effects on sperm count, morphology and mobility.