Fertility, Emotions, and Acupuncture

Fertility, Emotions, and Acupuncture

As any woman who has struggled to conceive knows, emotions are a key part of the pregnancy puzzle.  Fertility problems are stressful, and often cause a woman to feel anxious, depressed, or inadequate.  Depression and emotional turmoil can delay or even prevent...
Audrey and Charlie’s IVF Journey

Audrey and Charlie’s IVF Journey

When I first met Audrey and Charlie, they had been trying to conceive their first child for over 4 years. When it became clear after a year that a pregnancy wasn’t going to be as easy to achieve as they’d hoped, they began looking for answers. Not long after, Charlie...
Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Breech Babies

Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Breech Babies

Towards the end of pregnancy, most babies will rotate into a head down position in preparation for birth. Breech, or head-up position, occurs in 3-5% of pregnancies at term, and typically indicates a cesarean birth. There are many techniques mothers can use to...
Acupuncture for Endometriosis

Acupuncture for Endometriosis

Acupuncture received a nod from the New England Journal of Medicine recently, citing research showing that acupuncture treatment is linked with a decrease in symptoms due to endometriosis. This condition can be frustrating to patients and practitioners, because...