Preconception Care

We believe healthy people make healthy babies. The healthier you are, the better quality the eggs and sperms are.

Preconception care means metaphorically, getting the soil ready to plant the seed.

We focus on cultivating the absolute best soil possible so the seed(s) can be planted with success for a healthy baby and a healthy mother.

Benefits of preconception care

  • Improved sleep
  • Fewer pregnancy complications
  • Optimal Digestion
  • Reduced chance of miscarriage
  • Less stress
  • Fewer premature births
  • Increased stamina
  • Better baby birth weight
  • Diminished brain fog
  • More sex drive

How does Chinese Medicine help with preconception care?

We specialize in reproductive medicine from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) viewpoint. For thousands of years Chinese Medicine has been helping couples build families.In women, research has shown that acupuncture increases blood flow to the ovaries and uterus, regulates hormones, increases blood flow throughout the body and reduces stress. This allows the body to decrease cortisol levels and improve the endometrial lining and egg quality. In men, scientific studies have shown acupuncture can increase sperm count and motility. For those undergoing Western fertility treatments such as IUI or IVF, acupuncture and Chinese herbs help increase the chances of success.

Preconception care in Chinese Medicine is individually tailored to meet each couple’s/individual’s needs and may involve:

How long does it take?

Approximately 100 days (around 3 months) is the ideal timeframe for preconception care.This is because a woman’s body begins to recruit the eggs about 120 days before they are released, and it takes about 90 days for sperm to renew. This is a window of opportunity allows one to nourish her body to improve egg quality, and strengthen the uterus and ovaries by increasing blood flow, as well as enhance sperm count, motility, and morphology.

Preconception Care is recommended for natural cycles and highly recommended for people who are plan to undergo assisted techniques including IUI and IVF cycles.

    Who does it benefit?

    • Normal healthy single women or couples who want to be the best you and your baby can be.
    • Women with infertility issues such as irregular period, endometriosis, PCOS, luteal phase defect, premature ovarian failure, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, etc.
    • Men with infertility issues such as sperm count, motility, morphology issues, impotence/erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, etc.
    • People who try for a baby at a later age (>35 yrs).
    • People who are preparing for assisted reproductive treatments such as ovulation induction, IUI, IVF,ICSI, donor eggs or sperm or surrogacy.
    • Women who had a history of one or more miscarriages.
    • People with a previous history of malformation, prematurity, low birth weight, stillbirth, etc.

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    TCM Fertility Support Services

    Preconception Care

    For thousands of years Chinese Medicine has been helping couples start families.

    Natural Fertility Support

    Traditional Chinese medicine can help you optimise the chances of naturally conceiving.

    IVF Support

    When used in conjunction with Western fertility treatments, acupuncture increases conception rates.

    Male Fertility & Reproductive Health

    Our confidential specialists can help you address common low fertility issues.

    Pregnancy Care

    Traditional Chinese Medicine can assist you to have a happy and comfortable pregnancy.