Wenhui Qiao C.M.D. Acupuncturist

National Board Certified Acupuncturist
License Maryland Board of Acupuncture
License Virginia Board of Acupuncture

Acupuncture for Infertility

We work with many of the leading infertility specialists in the area to enhance the effects of their treatments with the ancient art of acupuncture. A study, published in the April, 2002 edition of the medical journal Fertility and Sterility, found that acupuncture increases the chances of becoming pregnant for a significant number of women undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Researchers studied 160 patients undergoing IVF. The patients, who were all required to have good quality embryos, were randomly divided into two groups similar in age and diagnosis. One group was given acupuncture treatments and one was not. The difference in pregnancy rates was notable: 42 percent of the patients who received acupuncture treatments became pregnant vs. 26 percent of the other group. We offer multiple options:
1. Acupuncture only while undergoing your fertility treatment from your infertility specialist.
2. Acupuncture and herbs while undergoing infertility treatment.
3. Acupuncture and herbs only without other treatments. Each person is an individual and we will work closely with you and your fertility specialist to decide if we could help you. In addition, we can work with your partner to determine if treating him with acupuncture or supplements may help increase your chances of conception.

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