Fertility & IVF Acupuncture
Are you struggling with infertility or pregnancy ?
We know that struggling with infertility and pregnancy can be a challenging long road and very stressful we really understand what you’re going through. At Turning Point Acupuncture we are here for your whole fertility and pregnancy journey…
Acupuncture can assist In good health and therefore is a wonderful way to help to optimise your chances of falling pregnancy naturally.
This is important for both the male and female partners, as you are both equally important to the fertility process.
Traditional Chinese medicine that involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body to promote fertility and improve reproductive health. It is believed to regulate hormones, increase blood flow to the reproductive organs, reduce stress, and support overall reproductive function. Many people find it to be a supportive complement to other fertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intrauterine insemination (IUI).
Fertility IVF & IUI
We support all stages of IVF including Pre-conception care, egg retrievals, IUI, fresh and frozen embryo transfer and we focuse on improving egg and sperm quality.
Pregnancy & Labour preparation Acupuncture
We support pregnant clients throughout all stages of pregnancy.In the earlier stages, may assist in nausea, morning sickness, tiredness,insomnia, anxiety, emotional wellbeing through the first trimester.Other common complaints we see are back pain, sciatica,hip, and, breech presentation,digestive complaints.
Acording to a study in NZ pre-bith acupuncture treatments can increase the chances of an effective labour.
Acupuncture for Breech baby
Acupuncture and moxabustion has been used for centuries in TCM to help babies to turn breech, and posterior and tranverse presentations.
In 2017 moxabustion and acupuncture were added to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) Green-top Guidelines for ECV and Reducing the Incidence of Term Breech Presentation. The guidelines cite several studies showing that this treatment can increase the number of cephalic babies at term and reduce the need for cesarean sections.
When should treatment for repositioning breech presentation begin?
Ideally from 32 to 35 weeks of gestation or after 41 weeks of gestation to induce delivery.
PCOS and Endometriosis
Acupuncture has shown to be an effective treatment for reducing the pain and inflammation of PCOS and endometriosis. If you have PCOS or Endometriosis and are trying to conceive naturally or planning to do IVF, you may benefit from doing Acupuncture preparation course over 12 weeks to improve ovary function and egg quality.
Acupuncture for Peri-menopause & Menopause
Menopausal syndrome symptoms include night sweats, emotional vulnerability, sleep disturbances, fatigue, cognitive changes, and joint pain.
Whilst Acupucture cannot completely alleviate menopause and peri-menopausal symptmos, it is effective in reducing the intensity and frequency of the physical and emtional symptoms during this time.