Trying to conceive can be a very stressful time for both partners whether they actually have a problem or not. People often tell me that they will start trying to get pregnant soon and would like to come see me so they can get pregnant. Well, not everybody needs help getting pregnant.Give yourself time trying on her own first.
For those who do need help, I have been working with fertility issues for over a decade and I have a good grasp of the western medical issues associate with infertility and a deep understanding of how Chinese medicine can help you either on its own or in conjunction with western reproductive assisted technologies like in vitro fertilization and intrauterine insemination. Often the problem lies with only one of the partners but sometimes both the male and female have some issue that prevents them from having a baby.
We can work to promote a healthy cycle in women, improve egg quality, increase circulation in the ovaries and uterus and balance the hormones. For men, we can help improve sperm quality, sperm count and motility.
In cases of unexplained infertility acupuncture treatments can work amazingly well since it is thought that the underlying cause is simply stress.