IVF is a time when many couples and individuals want to be in the best possible health and receive good support throughout their treatment. A growing body of scientific research now supports the benefits of acupuncture for those going through IVF and other assisted fertility treatments. The research suggests that acupuncture helps in various areas relating to assisted conception, these include:
We recommend starting acupuncture as soon as you can prior to starting an IVF/IUI cycle. This gives time to implement and see the results of recommended lifestyle changes, nutritional advice and acupuncture treatment. Even if you come during the IVF cycle itself, acupuncture can help support you through egg collection, transfer and the following two week wait.