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Acupuncture for Fertility

How Do the Treatments Work?


At Acupuncture Tree of Life, we start with an in depth consult and evaluation to look at the root of what may be causing the difficulty in conceiving a healthy pregnancy and why.


We work together and you are met at where you are in your journey of conception, whether you are preparing for a natural pregnancy or you have had many failed IVF cycles and want to start with a fresh outlook. If you are using Acupuncture only for Pre and Post Embryo Transfer or taking 3 months to get your body ready for the next cycle, you are met with all the tools we can use together to optimize this process and increase your chances of pregnancy by 30-50% incorporating nutritional, herbal therapies  with  stress management tools alongside Acupuncture treatments.


Changes in Serum Cortisol and Prolactin Associated with Acupuncture During IVF

Magarelli, PC, D Cridennda, M Cohen 2009

Fertily & Sterility 2009 in press Fertility and Sterility


Use of Acupuncture before and after embryo transfer

Dalton-Brewer N et al

Human Fertility, 2010 Vol 12 No 4 212 - 255


Influence of acupuncture on the pregnancy rate in patients who undergo assisted reproduction therapy

Paulus W et al

Fertility and Sterility, 2002 Vol 77, pg 721-724


Acupuncture & IVF poor responders: a cure?

Magarelli P, Cridennda D

81 Suppl 3 S20 Fertility and Sterility, 2004


Quantitative evaluation of spermatozoa ultrastructure after acupuncture treatment for idiopathic male infertility

Pei J et al

Fertility and Sterility, 2005 July


Reduction of blood flow impedance in the uterine arteries of infertile women with electro-acupuncture

Stener-Victorin E, et al

Human Reproduction, 1996


A Pilot Study Evaluating the Combination of Acupuncture with Sildenafil on Endometrial Thickness

Yu W

Presented at the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Annual Conference, 2007


Stress reduces conception probabilities across the fertile window: evidence in support of relaxation

Buck Louis GM et al

Fertility and Sterility, 95, 7, pg 2184 - 2189, 2011

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