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Acupuncture for IVF

Increase IVF success rate with acupuncture

Increasing the blood flow to the reproductive organs.
Optimising the environment where the follicles develop.
Improving the quality of the endometrial lining thus increasing the chances of embryo implantation.

What treatments we typically prescribe?

There have been various studies conducted by reputable institutions and organizations that have explored the potential benefits of acupuncture in supporting IVF outcomes.

Some noteworthy research institutions and organizations that have contributed to the body of research on acupuncture and IVF include:

  1. The Cochrane Collaboration: This global independent network of researchers and healthcare professionals conducts systematic reviews of healthcare interventions, including studies on acupuncture and IVF.
  2. The British Acupuncture Council: This professional body in the UK promotes high standards of practice, research, and education in acupuncture. They have conducted research and compiled resources related to acupuncture and IVF.
  3. The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM): ASRM has published guidelines and statements on the use of complementary and alternative medicine, including acupuncture, as an adjunct to fertility treatments.
  4. Various universities and fertility clinics: Numerous academic institutions and fertility centers have conducted their own studies exploring the effects of acupuncture on IVF outcomes. These studies are often published in scientific journals and contribute to the collective knowledge on the subject.

It’s important to note that while there is some research suggesting potential benefits of acupuncture in supporting IVF, the overall evidence is still evolving, and more high-quality studies are needed to establish definitive conclusions. It is recommended that individuals interested in exploring acupuncture as a complementary therapy during IVF consult with their healthcare providers and seek practitioners who are appropriately trained and licensed in acupuncture.

About your Condition

If you haven’t start the IVF procedure yet, herbal medicine and Moxi-Acupuncuture would be suitable for you. As it is worth to take 2-3 months time to adjust your  internal environment and get prepared for the better eggs‘ quality and conception.

If you already have your IVF planed and started the hormone injection, you might not be suggested to take herbal medicine. So the Moxi-Acupuncture will be the best choice to help with nourishing follicles and growing endometrial lining. The treatment are suitable to do 1-2 times per week.

No matter which situation you are, the acupuncture points and treatment strategies are always different between follicular phase and luteal phase. So always let your practitioner know which day you are in your cycle, you practitioner analysis your case better and offer the best treatment.


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Results can varies to different couples, depends on age and health background. But there are some other indications can be monitoring how much benefit you have gain from the treatment, such as stress level, sleeping quality and period condition.

Causes of the condition

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a fertility treatment where eggs are fertilized by sperm outside the body in a laboratory. It’s a common assisted reproductive technology used to help individuals and couples conceive when natural conception is difficult or not possible. IVF involves several steps, including ovarian stimulation, egg retrieval, fertilization, embryo culture, and embryo transfer.

Benefits of acupuncture for the condition

Acupuncture offers a holistic approach to supporting IVF by enhancing fertility, reducing stress, and improving overall reproductive health. At AcuPro Clinic in London, our acupuncture treatments aim to optimize the success of IVF cycles by promoting relaxation, regulating hormone levels, increasing blood flow to the reproductive organs, and supporting embryo implantation. With personalized care and gentle techniques, we help individuals and couples navigate the IVF process with greater ease and confidence.

Treatment process

Our acupuncture treatment process for IVF support begins with a comprehensive assessment of your fertility history, IVF protocol, and overall health. During the IVF cycle, acupuncture sessions are strategically timed to coincide with key stages of the treatment, such as ovarian stimulation, egg retrieval, embryo transfer, and the two-week wait period. Fine needles are gently inserted into specific acupoints to stimulate the body’s natural healing response and optimize reproductive function.

Prevention tips

Prior to starting IVF treatment, it’s essential to prepare both physically and emotionally for the process. Our experienced acupuncturists work closely with individuals and couples undergoing IVF to develop personalized treatment plans tailored to their specific needs and IVF protocol. This may include recommendations for dietary modifications, lifestyle adjustments, stress management techniques, and acupuncture sessions to support overall well-being and fertility.


Research and studies

Coming soon.

Risk Factors

While acupuncture is generally safe, it’s essential to inform your acupuncturist about any pre-existing medical conditions or medications you’re taking, especially if you’re undergoing fertility treatment such as IVF. Your acupuncturist will tailor the treatment plan to ensure your safety and optimize the benefits of acupuncture for IVF support.

Lifestyle recommendations

  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating a balanced diet, getting regular exercise, and avoiding habits such as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption that may negatively impact fertility.
  • Practice stress reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga, or acupuncture to manage anxiety and promote relaxation during the IVF process.
  • Communicate openly with your healthcare providers and acupuncturist about your concerns, questions, and treatment preferences to ensure a collaborative approach to your fertility journey.

Aftercare advice

After each acupuncture session, prioritize rest, hydration, and relaxation to support your body’s response to treatment and enhance the effectiveness of acupuncture for IVF support. Follow any recommendations provided by your acupuncturist, such as dietary adjustments or lifestyle modifications, to optimize your chances of success during the IVF cycle. Additionally, maintain open communication with your fertility clinic and acupuncturist throughout the process to address any concerns and adjust your treatment plan as needed.

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