IVF support clinic: Your Helping Hand
Acupuncture can form an important part of your IVF treatment. It has become a popular add on therapy in recent years.
Our clinic is in a perfect location to support your IVF treatment, being only ten minutes away from Bourn Hall IVF Clinic and twenty minutes away from Cambridge IVF.
A 2018 systematic review and meta-analysis found acupuncture to have a significant treatment effect in improving the birth rates of sub-fertile women undergoing IVF or ICSI.
A summary of previous reviews from 2009 to 2017 found acupuncture had a beneficial treatment effect on clinical pregnancy rate. However, according to GRADE assessment guidelines, the scientific methods of the studies included in this review need to be improved.
Acupuncture may be a suitable treatment option to help reduce stress and anxiety levels for women suffering with subfertility.
Research indicates that the effectiveness of acupuncture may be dose-dependent, that is a sufficient number of acupuncture treatments are required over an adequate period of time
Find out more about Research into IVF acupuncture treatment.
We would recommend that you start your acupuncture treatment a few months before your IVF cycle to work on any minor health issues that can help to support a successful and healthy pregnancy.