Acupuncture is increasingly being used to help and support women and men with fertility issues.
Studies are being undertaken to explore results in this area. One study, published by the British Medical Journal in 2008 concluded that, “preliminary evidence suggests that acupuncture given with embryo transfer improves rates of pregnancy and live birth among women undergoing in vitro fertilisation [IVF].
Treatments with Helen are all entirely tailored to the individual and areas such as stress levels and nutrution will be covered in the initial consultation and Western Medical diagnositc tests/ referrals will be suggested where necessary.
Typically patients will receive acupuncture weekly for 2-3 months and then once or twice a month.
Acupuncture can be used to support Natural Fertilty and is also used alongside IVF
Helen has experience in working with women and couples through a variety of fertility impacting conditions such as:
Artificial Reproductive Techniques including IVF, IUI, Clomid/Stimulated Cycle, ICSI, Frozen Embryo Transfer and Egg Donated Cycles.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)