Natural Fertility
& Pregnancy Treatments

Specializing in

Unexplained Infertility &

Consistent Miscarriages

When to get acupuncture for fertility?

The timing of acupuncture for fertility depends on various factors, including your menstrual cycle, any fertility treatments you may be undergoing, and your overall health. Here are some general guidelines for when to consider getting acupuncture for fertility:


1. Menstrual Cycle Phase: Acupuncture treatments for fertility may be tailored to specific phases of the menstrual cycle.

For example:
– During the follicular phase (days 1-14 of the menstrual cycle), acupuncture may focus on promoting follicle development and improving ovarian function.

– Around ovulation (typically around day 14 of a 28-day cycle), acupuncture may aim to support ovulation and enhance the chances of conception.

– In the luteal phase (days 15-28 of the menstrual cycle), acupuncture may focus on promoting implantation and supporting early pregnancy.


2. Fertility Treatment Cycles: If you’re undergoing fertility treatments such as ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination (IUI), or in vitro fertilization (IVF), acupuncture may be integrated into your treatment plan at specific times. Many acupuncturists recommend receiving acupuncture before and after certain key procedures, such as embryo transfer during an IVF cycle, to help improve outcomes and reduce stress.


3. Preconception Period: Some individuals may choose to start acupuncture treatments for fertility several months before actively trying to conceive. Acupuncture during this time can help prepare the body for pregnancy by promoting overall health and addressing any underlying imbalances that may affect fertility.


4. Stressful Periods: Acupuncture can be beneficial for reducing stress and promoting relaxation, which can have positive effects on fertility. If you’re experiencing high levels of stress related to fertility issues or other factors, acupuncture sessions may be helpful throughout your fertility journey.


It’s essential to discuss your specific circumstances and treatment goals with a qualified acupuncturist who specializes in fertility. They can develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs and may recommend specific timing for acupuncture sessions based on factors such as your menstrual cycle and any fertility treatments you’re undergoing.


Additionally, it’s important to communicate openly with your healthcare provider and coordinate acupuncture treatments with any other aspects of your fertility care plan.

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East to West Fertility

607 W Jericho Tpke.

Huntington, NY 11743


(631) 416-4940


Located inside the East to West Wellness Center. 


Take the first step towards your healthy pregnancy.