IVF is physically challenging, emotionally-draining and has noticeable side effects. This heightened state can be all consuming, so sensitivity and understanding are an integral part of treatment.
Acupuncture is often used alongside IVF protocols, recently becomeing a lot more mainstream. So lets minimise abdominal bloating, fluid retention and fatigue, as well as optimise reproductive function and address any underlying causes of infertility.
POST IVF EGG COLLECTION
It’s often recommended that IVF patients receive acupuncture on the day of, or day after, egg collection to reduce any bleeding or local trauma from the procedure.
IVF PRE & POST EMBRYO TRANSFER
Many women utilise the effects of acupuncture pre or post embryo transfer, prepping the body for the procedure, or optimising the environment for egg to attach once transfer has been achieved.