Infertility

Low Motility and PCOS - A Natural Pregnancy After Being Told We Needed "Medical Help"

The following story was written by a couple who were experiencing infertility problems.  She had been diagnosed with PCOS and her husband had poor sperm motility.  They had visited multiple specialists and were told that they needed medical help to achieve a pregnancy.  

Here is a quick synopsis of what she writes about:

1320 Vitamins
414 Basal Body Temperature's Recorded
10 Acupuncture Sessions
3 Specialists
12,346 Prayers
2 Positive Home Pregnancy Tests
1 Strong Heart Beat

 

The Conception Journey: a frame of mind

It has been almost three months since I started seeing Lorne after trying for almost a year to conceive. I seemed healthy and yet I felt helpless and perplexed about my fertility. I’m a decent age (32), maintain a healthy weight, eat nutritiously and enjoy wine occasionally, exercise and sleep generously, and have a wonderful husband of seven years -- all I could think was "why am I not pregnant like so many women I know right now?" Since then I have transitioned to feeling empowered, energetic, and positive in my ability to conceive and am enjoying life even more.

Healthy Natural Pregnancy After Treatment for both my Body and Soul

My story is not unlike many who have approached Acubalance for support in their attempts to become a mother. After two years of trying to get pregnant with a diagnosis of PCOS in tow, I followed the recommendation of a friend to check out Acubalance. I was blessed to have my first appointment with Dr. Ryan Funk and thus began our journey together. What I didn’t realize before I met Ryan was that I was “malnourished,” so to speak.

Surprised to have trouble falling pregnant again – even at a mature age.

I was 40 years with a high risk of preeclampsia when I first met Dr Ryan Funk. But my story begins at age 38, when we decided to have our first child. I conceived in the first month of trying so I was surprised to have trouble falling pregnant again – even at a “mature” age. After five months of trying, I went online to do some research and I was mortified to learn about the massive decline of fertility after age 35. Perhaps I was in denial about my age but I just did not believe that it was impossible to have another baby – particularly after my first was so easy.

Diabetes and PCOS - Off Insulin and Increased Fertility

Where do I begin?  Well let's start by how I got here to Acubalance. I was 39 turning 40 with the continued dream of having a family. My husband and I have had several speed bumps in our journey (6 yrs) which includes failed IFM (in follicle maturation - IFM), and several rounds of IVF, all which have left us disappointed, frustrated, and with my biological clock still ticking.  
 

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine for recurrent pregnancy loss goes chances miscarriages to pregnancies

After two failed pregnancies resulting in miscarriages and no answers as to why, I could not help but to feel discouraged and alone. I blamed myself for what happened and would cry myself to sleep thinking that my dream of motherhood would never be fulfilled. I remember walking into Ryan's office feeling depressed and thinking: is this really going to work? But at that point I told myself that it won't hurt to try!

 

I Was Told I Needed IVF to Get Pregnant But Now I'm Pregnant Naturally!!

I'm truly grateful for all of Ryans help and support. My husband and I had been trying to have a child for with no success. After many years experiencing infertility, we decided to go to a fertility clinic for a full work-up. They diagnosed me with endometriosis and suggested we begin clomid. We began to use clomid in combination with IUI's but these were equally disappointing. We were told by the fertility clinic that in our situation, we would need to do an IVF to achieve a pregnancy.

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