Can acupuncture increase IVF success rates?

By | 2018-04-11T00:30:49+00:00 August 8th, 2015|Infertility, IVF Support|

Can acupuncture increase IVF Success Rates? Increase your IVF success rates with IVF support through the use of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine  at our natural fertility clinic in Brisbane (2,3,4).   How could using acupuncture help my IVF treatment?  Several mechanisms have been suggested as to how acupuncture may contribute to increasing your chances of [...]

Acupuncture pre and post embryo transfer Brisbane

By | 2016-10-27T03:59:13+00:00 September 28th, 2012|Infertility, IVF Support|

Acupuncture reduces stress of Embryo transfer Part of the beauty of using acupuncture during your IVF journey is in its ability to calm a stressed mind ( or the 'Shen' in TCM terms ). The day of embryo transfer can be a stressful one. Treating the nervous system using acupuncture is a handy way to [...]

Acupuncture to reduce pain following IVF interventions

By | 2016-11-28T09:15:31+00:00 August 22nd, 2012|Infertility, IVF Support|

The use of acupuncture has been shown to reduce the pain experienced post IVF - egg retrieval, see the research below. "In this study, 286 women were randomly assigned to receive either electroacupuncture plus para-cervical block or alfentanil (a powerful analgesic) plus para-cervical block during oocyte aspiration (egg retrieval). Both interventions induced adequate analgesia, however [...]

Fertility & IVF – Reduce stress of Embryo transfer

By | 2018-04-11T00:30:55+00:00 November 28th, 2011|Infertility, IVF Support|

The beneficial effect of acupuncture on fertility treatment has once again been highlighted by the results of a major scientific study. "The research found that women undergoing IVF treatment were much more likely to have a successful pregnancy if they also had acupuncture treatment on the day of embryo transfer. Acupuncture carried out on the [...]