Acupuncture and fertility
Acupuncture has a long and successful history in treatment of infertility. It can be used to help boost fertility, improve the chances of IVF or IUI success, and to prepare the body for conception and pregnancy generally. It has been observed that women who undergo IVF increase their chances of pregnancy if they are also treated with acupuncture.
To establish how effective the fertility acupuncture treatment is, doctors in the US collated evidence from all relevant, well-conducted studies and published their conclusions in The British Medical Journal. The benefits may be significant research suggests a 65 percent increase in the chance of becoming pregnant, an 87 percent increase in continuing pregnancy, and a 91 percent increase in the number of live births.
Benefits of acupuncture in infertility and IVF:
Fertility Acupuncture treatment can help in many situations, including:
Once a woman is pregnant, acupuncture can help: