For optimal results allow three to six months to prepare for pregnancy. During this time period we recommend you come in between 1 and 2 times a week depending on your condition. For patients undergoing an IVF cycle, we may recommend you come in more frequently.
We ask that you bring in any hormone level test in the past 3 months, such as FSH, estrogen, progesterone, LH, TSH, and any other lab values. We also ask that male partners bring in a sperm evaluation including count and quality.
We may recommend a specific fertility diet as well as prescribe specific herbs to enhance ovarian reserve and balance the menstrual cycle. There are specific herbs for the first half of the menstrual cycle (pre-ovulation) and specific herbs for the second half (post-ovulation).
Once you become pregnant it is important to continue coming in for treatment to secure and stabilize your pregnancy. We recommend two treatments a week for the first trimester, and 1 treatment a week for the second and third trimester. We may recommend continuing herbs throughout your pregnancy for specific cases.
Postpartum care is an important part of maintaining you health and recovery from delivery. We may recommend Chinese herbs after delivery to help remove left-over blood and fluids from the pregnancy & replenish the body.
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