Mike Berkley explains how traditional Chinese medicine interacts with reproductive medicine
Hi Future Mama, We are coming up on the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. and though many of you are tuning in from all over the world and may not be celebrating this holiday; it's still a good time to...
Justine Evans talks about an AMAZING form of massage called Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and I am going to explain how it may support reproductive health - including assisted conception procedures.
Each year 68,000 couples go through IVF in the UK; in 2016, there were 20,028 births as a result of IVF. Fertility treatment can be expensive, and there are fine margins between positive and negative outcomes. Whatever the reason for...
If you are reading this article then you may already know that many couples are now finding that once they make the decision to start a family, all is not as straightforward as they thought it might be. We...
Essential oils have long been used in traditional medicine to support hormone balance and fertility.  There are many benefits to aromatherapy but today I would like to introduce you to 5 beautiful plants which you may like to consider...
An in-depth look at 5 fertility facts ALL women in their 20’s or 30’s should know! It is a well-known fact that American’s are waiting longer to have children and that infertility rates are rising. However, little is being shared...
According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society for Human Reproduction and Endocrinology (ESHRE), fertility counseling should be included in fertility treatment options and recommended by doctors and fertility clinics for individuals and couples...
Mike Berkley was the first acupuncturist in the United States to specialise in the care and treatment of infertility. He has been treating individuals for 21 years. Mike is known and well respected by reproductive endocrinologists, gynaecologists and acupuncturists throughout...
Do you have a regular menstrual cycle? Do you know when you ovulate? Do you have a healthy period? These are all questions you need to be able to answer to optimize your chances of having a healthy baby. Let’s start...
Feelings of stress and anxiety are commonplace amongst those experiencing infertility or delayed conception. Humans have evolved with the ‘fight or flight mechanism’ to deal with stressful situations. A natural state where the brain pumps adrenalin, the heart beats...
How do your genes impact your fertility and what can you do about it? Do you know how your genes impact your fertility? What does genomics have to do with your ability to get pregnant or stay pregnant? How does...
We all know that starting a family is both a thrilling and challenging venture for all parents. This time of change and expectancy can become even more challenging for families undergoing fertility treatments. The variety of stressors involved in...
A growing body of evidence support the role of traditional Chinese Medicine in the treatment. After two years of struggling to conceive naturally, Ms Tran decided go for Chinese Medicine to help conceive. She felt it was taking longer than...
Best-selling author, fertility expert and regular Fertility Road magazine contributor Emma Cannon took time out of her busy schedule to talk about the inspiration for her new book FERTILE Nourish And Balance Your Body Ready For Baby Making. What's inside...
A recent British trial using acupuncture alongside IVF has demonstrated that acupuncture more than doubles women’s chances of having a baby. There has been a suggestion that acupuncture should be offered on the NHS to support IVF cycles. I...
I have spent the past 20+ years supporting hundreds of couples on the path to becoming parents. Whether trying naturally or going through IVF I find acupuncture to be the best therapy to support female and male fertility. Acupuncture is...
When Raylene de Villiers consulted with fertility astrologer Nicola Smuts she was prepared for the fact she may never become a mother.
After 5,000 years of success in Asia, acupuncture is now a household name in the West. And while acupuncture helps to address a whole list of health challenges, much of its recognition comes from its success in helping women...
As a woman struggling to conceive for almost three years now, I thought I had tried just about every possible medical and holistic treatment for fertility that existed. However, after a recent radio interview that I gave about my...
Should couples trying to conceive take time out for themselves to de-stress & be pampered?