IVF Preparation

We understand that it is a challenging situation when it comes to decide whether or not to take IVF as women’s alternative to get pregnant. You may have tried IUI or natural conception and did not successful. We are here to help women who are trying to conceive via IVF.

There are several things that need to be done to prepare for IVF in order to have a successful conception. The next paragraphs will show you how to be prepared.

Healthy Lifestyle

It is strongly recommended for women who will undertake IVF treatments to stop smoking and have less coffee (2 cups daily is max). There is also need to have regular exercise and maintain your weight according to healthy BMI. If the BMI is high, you will need to reduce at least 5% of the body fat. By reducing little bit, can improve fertility significantly and will consequently affecting the conception.

Acupuncture can assist women in loosing that little bit of weight in order to improve fertility.

Good Egg Quality

Good egg needs a blood supply, right hormone signals, right nutrients and capacity to supply sufficient energy to the embryo. Prior to egg collection, it is very strongly recommended that women who try to conceive, to do acupuncture treatment once a week. The reason behind this is because acupuncture can stimulate certain points in your body to supply sufficient blood flow in the pelvic region. When combine with Chinese medicine, the egg will be nourished with nutrients and hence resulting in eggs with good quality.

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine can rejuvenate some oocyte characteristics by enhancing the delivery of nutrition to egg development and improving the capacity to make energy to the embryo.

Sperm Quality

Acupuncture has been shown to increase blood flow through the small blood vessels of the testes, improving delivery of nutrients to developing sperm and promoting optimal sperm vitality. 

Regular menstrual cycle

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can regulate the menstrual cycle in women. The ideal cycle is usually within 28 days. A regular cycle is an indication that the hormones are balanced and also ovary function in working in normal order.

It is recommended that prior to starting your IVF cycle; women do acupuncture treatments for once a week. The effect of acupuncture is so significant, that it can increase chance of conception of up to 65%.

Discover more about our range of services and treatment options by contacting our team. Make an appointment by calling (03) 9820 8651 and we will be happy to discuss your requirements and arrange a consultation. You can also leave your details in our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.