Acupuncture & Fertility

Acupuncture Enhances Fertility

Are you thinking about conceiving, have been trying to conceive for some time, or are undergoing ART/IVF treatments? You have come to the right place.

Dr. Katie and Dr. Jonna have helped hundreds of couples successfully conceive and experience a healthy pregnancy using acupuncture and herbal medicine.

When challenges arise trying to conceive, it can become an emotional and exhausting journey. Having helped many couples through their unique situations, we have experience and skills that will help increase the likelihood of a successful outcome. Fertility acupuncture and herbal medicine are well known and widely acknowledged to correct imbalances and deficiencies of the body, enhancing reproductive function in both females and males.

Below are some of the most common challenges seen in clinic and are positively impacted using acupuncture.

Female Fertility Challenges

Treatment objectives to enhance fertility in women begins with regulating the menstrual cycle and optimizing ovulation. Common issues seen in clinic include:

  • irregular menstruation
  • scanty or absent menstruation
  • polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • hormone imbalances seen after cessation of birth control
  • age-related difficulties
  • endometriosis, cysts, and fibroids
  • habitual miscarriages

Male Infertility

Treatment objectives to enhance fertility in males focuses on quality of sperm production including quantity, motility, and morphology. Commonly seen issues that cause fertility difficulties include:

  • high blood pressure
  • impotence or erectile dysfunction
  • reduced sperm production
  • age
  • pharmaceutical drugs
  • nicotine and alcohol usage
  • chemical exposure


ART/IVF Support

Extensive research has been conducted in more recent years in the areas of IVF and acupuncture. These studies have shown that acupuncture increases the chances of conception by 85% in vitro fertilization. Dr. Katie and Dr. Jonna use acupuncture to support the body and mind through the entire process involved in fertility protocols. Treatment visits before and after IVF or IUI increases the chances for successful implantation and can help lead to a healthy pregnancy.

Have questions about your specific circumstance? Feel free to contact us.