Improving IVF Success Rates Through Acupuncture

Whatever your reasons for electing to try IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), you probably didn’t start out with visions of blood tests, ultrasounds, and daily self-administered shots as part of your future child’s conception story. Most couples don’t arrive at IVF until they exhausted all other options after years of grappling with infertility. The quest to …

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Pathway to Pregnancy, Part III: Postpartum & the 4th Trimester

by Julie Johnson, L.Ac. In this final installment of our series, The Path to Parenthood, we will discuss the POSTPARTUM period with a focus on self-care for mamas. So. You are having a baby! Your approaching due date brings with it much anticipation and excitement. The to-do list is bursting with supplies to buy (Diapers! …

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Improving IVF Success Rates Through Acupuncture

Whatever your reasons for electing to try IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), you probably didn’t start out with visions of blood tests, ultrasounds, and daily self-administered shots as part of your future child’s conception story. Most couples don’t arrive at IVF until they exhausted all other options after years of grappling with infertility. The quest to ...

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Pathway to Pregnancy, Part III: Postpartum & the 4th Trimester

by Julie Johnson, L.Ac. In this final installment of our series, The Path to Parenthood, we will discuss the POSTPARTUM period with a focus on self-care for mamas. So. You are having a baby! Your approaching due date brings with it much anticipation and excitement. The to-do list is bursting with supplies to buy (Diapers! ...

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The Path to Parenthood, Part 2: Pregnancy

Welcome to the 2nd installment of our Path to Parenthood series! by Kandace Cahill, DAOM, L.Ac., FABORM This entry covers PREGNANCY, the good, the bad, the not-so-pretty. For many women, particularly those who visit our clinic, the long-awaited positive pregnancy test heralds a time of major achievement, one that often comes after a long and ...

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The Path to Parenthood, Part 1: FERTILITY

by Kandace Cahill, DAOM, L.Ac, FABORM Welcome to our first installment of The Path to Parenthood—a collection of three special articles related to the most important times around mamahood: fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum. In each of these short articles, we’re going to delve into these topics and talk about why Chinese medicine is an indispensable ...

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Treating Fertility with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine has become a common therapy in treating infertility, and it is for good reason. A recent podcast interview on Everyday Acupuncture explains why. In this episode, Dr. Lorne Brown, an acupuncturist in Vancouver, BC, and the creator of the “Acubalance Fertility Diet”, discusses the many aspects of health that relate to fertility. As ...

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Woman On The Verge

When women find themselves at this precipice, it can cause deep unrest, inner turmoil and maybe even the occasional desire to run screaming out of her own skin. But why is transformation so painful for us? I believe it is because, as women, we are inherently rhythmic creatures and any disruption to our internal rhythms can feel like seismic activity on a grand scale. We spend the large majority of our lives in a rhythmic coming and going of hormones. After adolescence, we become a living cycle, at one with the moon, always in a state of waxing or waning, that becomes our very state of existence. It is not even that identify with our rhythms—we become them. And so when they are in this state of transformation, the balance is lost and it leaves us feeling unsure of who we are and where we fit within our own bodies. It can leave us feeling as though we inhabit an alien body, our internal compass broken and spinning wildly out of control.

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Improving IVF Success Rates Through Acupuncture

Whatever your reasons for electing to try IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), you probably didn’t start out with visions of blood tests, ultrasounds, and daily self-administered shots as part of your future child’s conception story. Most couples don’t arrive at IVF until they exhausted all other options after years of grappling with infertility. The quest to ...

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Pathway to Pregnancy, Part III: Postpartum & the 4th Trimester

by Julie Johnson, L.Ac. In this final installment of our series, The Path to Parenthood, we will discuss the POSTPARTUM period with a focus on self-care for mamas. So. You are having a baby! Your approaching due date brings with it much anticipation and excitement. The to-do list is bursting with supplies to buy (Diapers! ...

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The Path to Parenthood, Part 2: Pregnancy

Welcome to the 2nd installment of our Path to Parenthood series! by Kandace Cahill, DAOM, L.Ac., FABORM This entry covers PREGNANCY, the good, the bad, the not-so-pretty. For many women, particularly those who visit our clinic, the long-awaited positive pregnancy test heralds a time of major achievement, one that often comes after a long and ...

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The Path to Parenthood, Part 1: FERTILITY

by Kandace Cahill, DAOM, L.Ac, FABORM Welcome to our first installment of The Path to Parenthood—a collection of three special articles related to the most important times around mamahood: fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum. In each of these short articles, we’re going to delve into these topics and talk about why Chinese medicine is an indispensable ...

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Treating Fertility with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine has become a common therapy in treating infertility, and it is for good reason. A recent podcast interview on Everyday Acupuncture explains why. In this episode, Dr. Lorne Brown, an acupuncturist in Vancouver, BC, and the creator of the “Acubalance Fertility Diet”, discusses the many aspects of health that relate to fertility. As ...

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Woman On The Verge

When women find themselves at this precipice, it can cause deep unrest, inner turmoil and maybe even the occasional desire to run screaming out of her own skin. But why is transformation so painful for us? I believe it is because, as women, we are inherently rhythmic creatures and any disruption to our internal rhythms can feel like seismic activity on a grand scale. We spend the large majority of our lives in a rhythmic coming and going of hormones. After adolescence, we become a living cycle, at one with the moon, always in a state of waxing or waning, that becomes our very state of existence. It is not even that identify with our rhythms—we become them. And so when they are in this state of transformation, the balance is lost and it leaves us feeling unsure of who we are and where we fit within our own bodies. It can leave us feeling as though we inhabit an alien body, our internal compass broken and spinning wildly out of control.

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Improving IVF Success Rates Through Acupuncture

Whatever your reasons for electing to try IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), you probably didn’t start out with visions of blood tests, ultrasounds, and daily self-administered shots as part of your future child’s conception story. Most couples don’t arrive at IVF until they exhausted all other options after years of grappling with infertility. The quest to …

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Pathway to Pregnancy, Part III: Postpartum & the 4th Trimester

by Julie Johnson, L.Ac. In this final installment of our series, The Path to Parenthood, we will discuss the POSTPARTUM period with a focus on self-care for mamas. So. You are having a baby! Your approaching due date brings with it much anticipation and excitement. The to-do list is bursting with supplies to buy (Diapers! …

Read more

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The Path to Parenthood, Part 2: Pregnancy

Welcome to the 2nd installment of our Path to Parenthood series! by Kandace Cahill, DAOM, L.Ac., FABORM This entry covers PREGNANCY, the good, the bad, the not-so-pretty. For many women, particularly those who visit our clinic, the long-awaited positive pregnancy test heralds a time of major achievement, one that often comes after a long and …

Read more

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The Path to Parenthood, Part 1: FERTILITY

by Kandace Cahill, DAOM, L.Ac, FABORM Welcome to our first installment of The Path to Parenthood—a collection of three special articles related to the most important times around mamahood: fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum. In each of these short articles, we’re going to delve into these topics and talk about why Chinese medicine is an indispensable …

Read more

Read More

Treating Fertility with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine has become a common therapy in treating infertility, and it is for good reason. A recent podcast interview on Everyday Acupuncture explains why. In this episode, Dr. Lorne Brown, an acupuncturist in Vancouver, BC, and the creator of the “Acubalance Fertility Diet”, discusses the many aspects of health that relate to fertility. As …

Read more

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Woman On The Verge

When women find themselves at this precipice, it can cause deep unrest, inner turmoil and maybe even the occasional desire to run screaming out of her own skin. But why is transformation so painful for us? I believe it is because, as women, we are inherently rhythmic creatures and any disruption to our internal rhythms can feel like seismic activity on a grand scale. We spend the large majority of our lives in a rhythmic coming and going of hormones. After adolescence, we become a living cycle, at one with the moon, always in a state of waxing or waning, that becomes our very state of existence. It is not even that identify with our rhythms—we become them. And so when they are in this state of transformation, the balance is lost and it leaves us feeling unsure of who we are and where we fit within our own bodies. It can leave us feeling as though we inhabit an alien body, our internal compass broken and spinning wildly out of control.

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