This is about Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine during your three trimesters, and what we call the "fourth trimester," which is your first three postpartum months. I draw from traditional acupuncture practices handed down over centuries, modern ... 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.
Acupuncture during pregnancy Many women know that acupuncture helps with fertility and conception. Did you also know that acupuncture is used worldwide during pregnancy? You can use acupuncture for specific pregnancy-related conditions, such as high ... Read More
Since I specialize in fertility and pregnancy, women come to me when they want to conceive, or when they want pregnancy care. Very few women (or men) come in for conception preparation, although I wish more would! Conception preparation means ... Read More
Read about hypothyroid and fertility here. Your thyroid changes with the demands of pregnancy Therefore, you should test your thyroid hormones, ideally before conception, to get a baseline. It's also important to test throughout your pregnancy. ... Read More
Your thyroid hormones and your reproductive (sex) hormones constantly interact. Throughout your life, this is always the case. Thyroid hormones affect when you start your period, then your cycle regularity and flow. They influence your ability to ... Read More