In my treatment room, many women have come through the door sharing their frustration of being unable to fall pregnant naturally. Some of my patients were unsure about certain facts and assumptions of natural conception. There appeared to be a common confusion around this, including when the best time to have sex was, and so this article discusses three main topics: timing, lubrication and frequency.
Through my years as a fertility acupuncturist, I have treated many frustrated female patients who have struggled to fall pregnant naturally. In this article, I want to help women identify when ovulation occurs using a simple and cheap object: the thermometer.
Do you know what an ideal period is? For example, do you know how long a bleed should last, how many days a cycle should last, and how heavy a flow is meant to be? In this post, I share my knowledge on what an ideal menstrual cycle is. And, as always, if you have concerns with your menstrual cycle it is important to first consult your general practitioner.
Being pregnant is an exciting time for every woman, which is why I focus on helping the pregnant woman to have the best experience during their pregnancy. Acupuncture is safe for all stages of pregnancy: the preconception phase, during pregnancy and after birth. Here I highlight how acupuncture can benefit each stage of pregnancy.