Acupuncture and fertility, a natural pair

As an Licensed Acupuncturist, I practice holistic medicine and one of my areas of special interest is fertility and helping women get pregnant naturally. Men and women can be challenged when it comes to being able to conceive. Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can be useful to re-balance the physical body, enhance fertility and calm the heart and mind in the process. Angie Kociolek sperm and eggColored pencil drawing by the author four years into her infertility journey.

The cool thing is that, depending on your situation and preferences, acupuncture and herbs can be used on their own as an alternative, or as a complement to assisted reproductive technology, such as IVF. If you do decide to seek acupuncture for fertility reasons, expect to commit to at least three months of regular treatment. It takes time to affect and see physical changes and cycles. Additionally, acupuncture can safely be used during pregnancy and beyond childbirth to replenish the body and manage the transitions that come with a newly created family.

Lately, I've been immersed in the topic of fertility even outside

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