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How Acupuncture Can Help You Getting Pregnant

a blog by Marc Sklar, December 11, 2013

How Acupuncture Can Help You Getting Pregnant

Traditional Chinese medicine has a long history of treating women's health problems. Todays traditional Chinese medicine specialist have adapted and incorporated these traditional applications into modern fertility treatment.

Traditional Chinese medicine aims through the use of acupuncture the use of acupuncture, herbs and lifestyle advice to achieve the following:

  • Regulate the woman's cycle: a regular 28 to 30 cycle with good quality mucus, pain free ovulation midcycle, no premenstrual symptoms and a pain free period with efficient bleeding indicates a balanced hormonal cycle.
  • Improve the quality of a woman's fertile mucus: fertile mucus appears several days prior to ovulation and is required to help nourish the sperm and guide it to the egg.
  • Regulate ovulation: an ovulation occurring on day 13 to 15 of a cycle indicates that the egg is being released at its optional developmental time.
  • Promote an efficient menstrual bleed: the menstrual bleeding reflects the qualify of the uterine lining. Ideally it is expected that a woman will experience menstrual bleeding for at least 3 to 5 days.
  • Enhance egg development: the process of the egg maturing comes under the influence of her hormones.
  • Improve sperm quality
  • Enhance the internal environment of the fallopian tubes
  • Promote embryo implantation
  • Promote a viable pregnancy: there are treatments to aid with any problems during pregnancy (morning sickness, breech presentation, anemia, muscular and skeletal pain....) as well as prepare for childbirth or promote induction.

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