Prima Baby April 2013 Edition

Could Acupuncture Help You Conceive?

You might be sceptical about alternative remedies, but this ancient Chinese treatment can have several benefits for fertility. “Acupuncture is known to reduce stress levels, increase blood supply to your ovaries and promote the thickening of your endometrium lining, ready for implantation of an embryo,” explains the acupuncturist and Zita West affiliate. It doesn’t stop at conception – studies have suggested regular acupuncture during pregnancy can ease labour pains too.”