Fertility

PCOS Case Study: Pregnant Naturally After 2 failed IVF Cycles

Tanya came to see me in April after having two failed IVF transfers with one resulting in a disappointing chemical pregnancy. Tanya had typical PCOS signs with an irregular and absent period. She also had fatigue, constant bloating, food cravings, mild depression, hirsutism, poor sleep quality, and cystic acne.

Improving IVF Success With Acupuncture

Often quoted but rarely understood, How does Acupuncture Increase Pregnancy Rates in IVF? For years we have seen and read studies showing the benefits of acupuncture for both IVF and natural pregnancies. What we don't usually see is why does acupuncture help. What does Acupuncture and Chinese medicine do to help a couples conceive? The answer is simple yet complicated

What? No Bread!?

I met with a new patient this week who asked an awesome question. We were discussing she and her partners’ diet, and talking about the general dietary principles I encourage all of my patients to follow,

Fertility and Egg Quality: Acubalance Vancouver Doctors Chime In

The team at Acubalance Vancouver reviewed a brilliant lecture from the 2018 Integrative Fertility Symposium titled, It Starts with the Egg: Optimizing Oocyte Quality, by Jennifer Fitzgerald ND.

We individually sat down to watch the online lecture and then to summarize our ideas in our own blogs to share the highlights from the lecture on how to improve egg quality.

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