If you are considering IVF, chances are good that you've heard acupuncture can help. So, the million-dollar question is: does acupuncture really help IVF success rates? As an acupuncturist working with women undergoing IVF for the past 15 years, I ... Read More
Fertility & Pregnancy
Learn about getting healthy for conception, natural fertility, assisted reproduction like IVF (in-vitro fertilization) and IUI (insemination), pregnancy nutrition and important labs, birth preparation, and postpartum care.
Let's talk about your vaginal microbiome! While the gastrointestinal (gut) microbiome has become a wildly trendy topic in recent years, the vaginal microbiota needs some catch-up. There's lots to discuss about vaginal bacteria, and we will. Right now ... Read More
Read the sister post to this, Detox Phases 1, 2, and 3. Want to do a "cleanse" but not sure how? The ritual of a cleanse, purification, or fast, has been around a long time, spanning many cultures, and is now making a comeback. There are lots ... Read More
This is part of a series on fertility. Start with the first post Functional Fertility Basics. What can acupuncture do for natural fertility? Natural fertility refers to unassisted fertility. This means getting pregnant the old-fashioned way, ... Read More
This is part of a series of posts on Fertility. Start with the first post called Functional Fertility Basics. Female Factors are Just 50% In cases of KNOWN infertility causes, it's 50/50 between men and women. In ALL infertility cases, about 1/3 ... Read More