Category: Fertility

Nurturing the Garden: How Chinese Medicine Can Support Fertility, Pregnancy and Beyond

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda have longstanding traditions of supporting women in all stages of motherhood: pre-conception care, every phase of pregnancy, and post-partum care. I’d like to share some insights from my clinical practice as well as some time-tested wisdom, to explain how these ancient modalities can supplement and enhance the care provided by an MD or a Licensed Midwife.

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Research Shows How Acupuncture Doubles Chance of Having a Baby with IVF

At Flourish Integrative Health, we see great success with a patient’s IVF when combined with Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. A new study from the UK shows that rates of success with IVF were twice as high among women who worked with acupuncture. There is no doubt that when people are given acupuncture it can feel like an extra dimension of support. “Fertility treatment is stressful and it can be quite helpful to have a therapy which relaxes them.”

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