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Conceiving with IUI of IVF

For Who

  • Women who are going for intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in vitro fertilization (IVF).

Programme

  • Acupuncture for Assisted Reproductive Therapy (AART), each programme comprises of 6 acupuncture sessions.

Each programme comprises of 6 acupuncture sessions.
Chinese medicine may be prescribed, depending on physician’s recommendation.

Frequency*

IUI

  • 2 acupuncture sessions before IUI
  • 2 acupuncture sessions on day of IUI (before and after)
  • 2 acupuncture sessions after IUI (within a week after IUI)

IVF

  • 2 acupuncture sessions before egg retrieval
  • 2 sessions on day of embryo transfer (before and after)

*actual schedule may differ

Treatment Objectives

  • During stimulation: strengthen Spleen & Kidney function to enhance response to stimulation & smooth Liver circulation to support healthy circulation to ovaries and uterus.
  • After embryo transfer: assist circulation to uterus, maintaining implantation of embryo and nourish embryo growth.