We’ll work with you to design a treatment plan that addresses any issues you may be experiencing—so you can get back to focusing on the joy of this special time.
Fertility Support for Both Women and Men
There is no better time to focus on overall health than when you are trying to conceive. This is a period that sees significant changes in the body, a period when finding balance and peace is especially important. Treatments can help those who are struggling with fertility, those undergoing IUI or IVF treatments, and help with overall stress management during this time. We are a gender affirming clinic, here for anyone who wants to find natural ways to address any concerns or needs during this exciting journey.
Our Holistic Approach to Fertility
We are here to improve the health and wellbeing of every person that walks through our doors. We do this by treating each patient with respect, listening to each person’s journey, and working with them to create a treatment plan that is tailored specifically to them. Our holistic approach appreciates that each person is unique and therefore deserves a treatment plan that addresses the whole person.
To treat those experiencing issues with fertility we’ll recommend using one type of treatment or a combination of several including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, nutrition, vitamins, and supplements.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Acupuncture Work for Fertility?
Yes, our clinic has had great success with helping patients conceive. We have helped those patients who are trying to conceive naturally and those undergoing fertility treatments such as IUI or IVF. In some cases, our patients have become pregnant within 3-6 months of beginning acupuncture.
How Does Acupuncture Help Fertility?
Acupuncture helps with fertility by stabilizing the entire monthly cycle and regulating hormonal imbalances. Treatments improve egg and sperm quality by increasing blood flow to reproductive organs. Acupuncture also reduces negative symptoms related to the menses and adds additional support for those undergoing IUI or IVF treatments.
When Should You Get Acupuncture for Fertility?
Acupuncture treatments for fertility would ideally start as soon as you are ready to conceive, but can start at any point along your journey. Treatments are for both women and men, those conceiving naturally and those undergoing IUI or IVF treatments.
For women, treatments will help improve chances of conceiving by regulating blood flow, stabilizing any hormonal imbalances, and addressing other issues that might be impacting fertility. For men, acupuncture will improve sperm quality by increasing blood flow to the reproductive organs and also address other issues that might be impacting fertility.
How Long Does Acupuncture Take for Fertility?
To reach the ultimate goal of a successful pregnancy, expect to have weekly acupuncture treatments for a minimum of six months.
Does Acupuncture Work for Fertility Without IVF?
Yes, many patients who are trying to conceive naturally seek out acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. However, it is important to note that some patients, especially older patients, may need the assistance of a reproductive endocrinologist (fertility doctor).
We have relationships with all the fertility clinics in the Washington DC metro area and can make recommendations for one that fits your specific situation and needs.
Can Acupuncture Help Male Fertility?
Yes, acupuncture can increase male fertility. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine helps to boost male fertility by improving blood flow to the reproductive organs, thereby improving sperm morphology, motility, and count.
Men will need to be seen weekly for a minimum of 6-12 months to experience results. Since results are based on sperm analysis, men will need to be under the care of a reproductive endocrinologist (fertility doctor). We have relationships with all the fertility clinics in the Washington DC metro area and can make recommendations for one that fits your specific situation and needs.
Is Cupping Good for Fertility?
We generally avoid cupping for our fertility patients. However, there are rare circumstances, such as back tension, where cupping may be appropriate to increase blood flow, reduce tension, and lower stress.
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