Entries by Acupuncture Pregnancy Clinic

Acupuncture and IVF

There are many and various ways that acupuncture can support the IVF patient. Our clinic opened in 2008 specifically to address the needs of IVF patients and to work with IVF clinics in Sydney and Melbourne – the first of its kind in Australia. In the last 12 years we have seen many thousand IVF […]

Meta Analyses and Systematic Reviews

The final section of our archives, has gathered Meta-analyses and Systematic Reviews relating to Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine used with fertility patients (mostly IVF) and for conditions related to reproductive health. A systematic review collects and summarises evidence and a meta-analysis applies statistical methods to summarise the results of these studies. Systematic reviews and […]

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Most of the trials examining the effect of acupuncture in pregnancy have focused on its action during and before labour, measuring labour pain and duration, as well initiation of labour when it is overdue. A couple of trials have looked at how effective Chinese medicine is in turning breech babies, and 2 journals have reported […]


To date there is not a lot of research published on the treatment of endometriosis with Chinese medicine that meets the standard required for us to draw firm conclusions on efficacy. Two reviews have analysed findings from trials that evaluated acupuncture effect on endometriosis pain, recurrence rates and pregnancy rates, and other randomised controlled trials […]