So can the time of year impact on your chance of becoming pregnant? This is an interesting question, particularly during the deep mid winter when many of us are battling winter colds and darker days. Dr Gillian Lockwood, Medical Director at Care Fertility Tamworth has recently written an interesting blog on the topic. She discusses… Continue reading Can the time of year impact on your chance of becoming pregnant?
We know that around 40% of infertility worldwide is due to the male partner. However infertility is often seen as a female issue, and men can often feel side lined and helpless, particularly during procedures such as IVF which understandably place significant focus on the woman. So it's interesting and heartening to see a number… Continue reading Male celebritities Discuss their Infertility
When clients first enquire about having acupuncture to support them during their fertility journey, I spend quite a bit of time talking to them about how acupuncture can support natural fertility at the preconception stage, and how it can also be used effectively during procedures such as IVF and ICSI. I also talk about some… Continue reading Transformative Powers of Acupuncture during the Fertility Journey
When I ask my clients what brings them to acupuncture during their fertility journey, most find out about it from friends, from fertility forums or from gynaecologists or fertility consultants at IVF clinics. This word of mouth way of spreading the message is fantastic, and it's often when we hear about something new from a… Continue reading Reseach shows Acupuncture has significant effect during IVF & ICSI
An interesting article published by Netdoctor in January 2019, highlighted a little of our current understanding about how acupuncture can boost fertility levels. Women's health expert Emma Cannon explains: "Acupuncture improves blood flow to the ovaries and endometrium (womb lining). It also stimulates the hypothalamus which controls hormones, calms the mind and reduces stress, and… Continue reading How Acupuncture can Boost Fertility
If you are on your own fertility journey you may be interested to read an article that appeared in Hello magazine in April 2014. Journalist and broadcaster Kate Silverton talks about her own experiences, including the heartbreak of miscarriage and the sadness at being told that her chances of conceiving were negligible. Kate's story is… Continue reading Fertility Success is an Inspiration to Others