Acupuncture during labor and delivery? Yes! Lutheran Medical Hospital in Brooklyn conducted research that suggests acupuncture, when administered during labor and delivery, provides for a smoother labor and fewer Cesarean sections.
The medical center has also found that acupuncture treatment during pregnancy benefits both baby and mother.
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production and processing methods. As such, these deficiencies can lead to
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Our acupuncturists are specialists in reproductive medicine and Board Certified Fellows of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM). The ABORM emphasizes integrated treatment methods, evidence-based medicine, and standardization in this field of specialty within Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine to find solutions to patients’ fertility obstacles.
The center is home to some of the Atlanta’s best acupuncturists and health practitioners. We are proud to provide acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and naturopathy. We also offer functional medicine, metabolic assessment, nutritional advice, and herbal wraps.
Many of our patients are referred to us by reproductive medicine specialists to help implement the success of their IUI or IVF (in vitro fertilization) protocols. Increasing the odds of IVF success is not the only way acupuncture can help.
Acupuncture can increase fertility by reducing stress, increasing blood flow to the reproductive organs and balancing the endocrine system, according to several studies and medical research.
In addition, our treatments stimulate egg production and provide better blood flow to the ovaries and uterus, creating a stronger chance for an egg to be nourished and carried to term.