Alternative Infertility Treatments - Non-Medical Interventions
If you’re looking for alternatives to infertility medications, or looking to complement your medical infertility treatments, this is the place to learn more.
How to Start Improving Your Health and Increasing Fertility
You've decided to start improving your health in hopes of getting pregnant, but are you taking steps to ensure the changes you make are healthy and worthwhile? Do you have support? Are you doing this for the right reasons? Learn how to start making changes and how to increase the chances of sticking to them.
Mind Body Medicine Therapies for Fertility
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.
Increase Your Fertility by Breaking These 8 Bad Habits
You may be able to boost your chances for pregnancy success by dropping your bad health habits. Learn how here.
10 Tips to Increase Fertility for Men
Want to increase your fertility? Lifestyle habits are rarely the sole cause of infertility. However, making changes could possibly push you over the "infertile" line if your sperm health is borderline. Get tips on how to increase male fertility in this detailed overview.
Basic Questions And Answers On Acupuncture And Infertility
Acupuncture for infertility is the most popular and commonly recognized alternative treatment for those trying to get pregnant. What is acupuncture? Is it safe? Learn the basics on acupuncture and infertility here.
Can a PCOS Diet Help You Get Pregnant?
There are dozens of PCOS diet books and programs being sold online and in the bookstores, all promising pregnancy success. But what does the...
What To Expect During Acupuncture Fertility Treatments
Are you interested in trying acupuncture fertility treatments, but maybe wondering what to expect? Will it hurt? How often are the treatment sessions? Learn what to expect during acupuncture fertility treatment in this article.
How Does Acupuncture Help Fertility?
How does acupuncture help fertility? Acupuncture is one of the most popular forms of alternative medicine used to improve fertility, and possibly treat infertility. But how exactly is sticking little needles into the body supposed to help you get pregnant? How does acupuncture work? Find out in this article.
What Does The Research Say About Acupuncture and Infertility?
Acupuncture for infertility is probably the most popular and commonly recognized alternative treatment for those trying to get pregnant. What does the research really say about acupuncture and infertility? Find out in this article on acupuncture infertility.
Choosing Not to Pursue Fertility Treatment
While not discussed often, there are a number of reasons why a couple may decide not to pursue fertility treatment. This articles lists the most commons ones.
Acupuncture Treatment - Women Share Their Acupuncture Treatme…
With the research on acupuncture and fertility, many women consider acupuncture treatment at some stage in their fertility journey. Some love the acupuncture experience, other not so much. And then there are those who would like to give acupuncture a try, but fear the needles. Share your experiences with acupuncture treatment here.
Find a Fertility Acupuncturist
If you're interested in trying acupuncture, you'll want to find a fertility acupuncturist. Given the popularity of acupuncture, finding an acupuncturist shouldn't be too difficult. However, finding an acupuncturist who's trained to work with infertility patients isn't always easy. Here is how to find what you need.
Make the Most of Sleep and Sunlight
We all know a good night’s sleep leads to better physical and emotional health. But did you know that sleep problems can lead to irregular cycles, and in some women, a lack of ovulation? Read this article for some interesting information on how sleep affects fertility.
Can Acupuncture Boost IVF Pregnancy Rates?
You’ve probably heard about it on the news – acupuncture may boost the chances of success of IVF treatment. About.com’s Guide to Alternative Medicine, Cathy Wong, reviews two research studies on the connection between acupuncture and IVF treatment.
The herbal supplement Vitex, also known as Vitex agnus castus, Agnus castus, chaste tree, or monk's pepper, was once used as a folk remedy for women’s health problems. Now, some women take Vitex for infertility. Read more about this herb’s uses, common side effects, and possible interactions at About.com’s Alternative Medicine site.
YogaJournal.com: Yoga and Infertility
Whether it’s the relaxation effect, or yet-not-understood deeper reasons, some women are reporting anecdotal evidence that yoga can help couples beat infertility. This article from Yoga Journal magazine discusses the possible role that yoga can have in the treatment of infertility.
Find a Medical Acupuncturist
Some studies have shown that acupuncture may improve the outcomes of fertility treatments, specifically IVF. The American Academy of Medical Acupuncturists provides a directory on their site, where you can look up an acupuncturist by your state or area code.
Experiences with Yoga for Fertility
Yoga for fertility classes, books, and DVDs are quickly gaining in popularity. Share your experiences with yoga, whether for fertility or not, and read what other readers have to say.See submissions