Acupuncture is used for IVF support for many reasons.
- Reduces stress and promotes relaxation.
- Regulates hormones.
- Improves blood flow to the ovaries, improving ovarian response and function for more follicles, better egg production and quality.
- Increases blood flow to the uterus and increases the thickness of the uterine lining.
- Lessens side effects from hormonal treatment.
- Decreases uterine contractility at implantation.
- Decreases the chance of miscarriage.
- Strengthens the immune system.
- Improves sperm count, motility and morphology.