Welcome to Fertility & Pregnancy NI at Holywood PhysiotherapyHolywood Physiotherapy offers an acupuncture based fertility and pregnancy support service.
The approach taken encompasses both Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Western (Medical) Acupuncture.The latter places a strong emphasis on scientific evidence.
FertilityAcupuncture can be used to improve fertility in both men and women.
For women, acupuncture helps to:
- Normalise hormones that regulate ovulation.
- Reduce stress hormones which can affect fertility.
- Improve uterine blood flow and endometrial thickness.
For men, acupuncture helps to:
- Improve sperm counts and motility.
- Reduce stress caused by IVF process.
Studies have shown that acupuncture, when used with IVF, may increase the chance of pregnancy and live birth.