Entries by Acupuncture Pregnancy Clinic

Acupuncture and Herbs and PCOS

PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is a disorder that is well described in terms of clinical symptoms but poorly understood in terms of cause. Given the lack of western medicine treatments for this syndrome (other than insulin lowering medication) there is a lot of interest in exploring therapies such as acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. The […]

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 […]

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 […]