Preparing For IVF with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine &
It is recommended that patient receive acupuncture or / and Chinese herbal treatments to regulate the body's functions and make IVF more successful. Sometime regular treatments once a week may be needed, three months prior to the IFV procedure approximately. If the patient runs out of time, the treatment is for relaxation and also benefit to IVF procedure. The patients can start your acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine at any stage of IVF circle.
Transfer of Embryos
Acupuncture or / and Chinese herbal treatments is especially helpful in this stage as we have designed specific formulae to assist the transfer. Acupuncture could combine with Chinese medicine for greater enhanced outcome. The specialised medicine can help to slightly dilate the cervical opening which in order allows an easier transfer of the embryo into the uterine lining. It also calms the patient, thus relaxing the uterus. Therefore, when the transfer is being performed, the patient is less likely to experience cramping and uterine contractions, thus helping the embryo implantation. Chinese medicine also increases the blood flow to the uterus which thickens the uterine lining.
After the Transfer of the Embryos
After the transfer of the embryos, it is important to assist blood circulation in the uterus, maintain implantation of the embryo, and nourish embryo growth. Relaxing the uterus to prevent uterine contractions that cause bleeding and miscarriage is important. Chinese medicine is effective as we have designed specific formulae especially for this stage. Previous patients that have passed through our clinic have been successful when using Chinese medicine at this stage of the transfer.
After a Positive Pregnancy is Achieved, Prevention of Miscarriage
After a positive pregnancy is confirmed further herbal medicine is required to make sure a miscarriage does not occur. This specifically designed herbal medicine prevents miscarriage, Produces a healthier fetus (baby) and Reduces the post natal depression. This medication in this last stage can be taken for up to 20 weeks in order to nourish a healthy fetus.