Yes, according to documented research, it is safe to receive TCM treatment such as acupuncture during the course of assisted reproductive therapies such as intrauterine insemination (IUI) or In vitro fertilisation (IVF). It may also increase a couple’s chances of conception. The two main objectives of using acupuncture in conjunction with assisted reproductive therapies are:
- To improve blood circulation to the reproductive organs
- To improve the overall well-being, including reducing side effects of hormonal drugs/injections.