Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) and Miscarriage

The definition of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss is three or more miscarriages prior to 20 weeks gestation.    However even one miscarriage takes it emotional toll.  Even though the statistical chances of carrying a baby to term are much more favorable than having another miscarriage it is probably better to take the […]


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Improving ‘Poor Egg Quality’ 2

Chinese Medicine which includes acupuncture, herbal medicine and nutrition can often treat conditions concerning poor egg quality.   Often when a woman is labeled with poor egg quality they have other signs of poor circulation such as cold extremities, low energy and maybe skin conditions.   Most often the cause does not […]

Healthy Uterine Lining, Acupuncture & Pregnancy

A recent study showed that uterine lining health may be more important than egg quality in creating a healthy birth weight baby and carrying to term.    (Click here for the Time article about this published research).   This was a large study out of Baylor that reviewed over 300,000 IVF cycles  […]

Multivitamin and Mineral Supplementation Positive Effects During IVF

Although almost every woman I’ve helped with fertility was using some sort of Prenatal vitamin/mineral there are two recent studies below that show their benefit.   When undergoing IVF there are large non-physiological quantities of hormones that need to be metabolized and certain minerals such as copper and zinc are used […]