Acupuncture helps pregnancy at 46

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, September 04, 2012 | 0 comments

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I have just come back from my regular acupuncture sessions at a London clinic (and I have herbs too) - that ONLY works on fertility issues.

Most of the patients have been trying to conceive for at least four years,  and many are of  'advanced maternal age' (Kool Chicks I would call them!!!).

The head Doctor sees each patient and then the acupuncture is given by a team of three other doctors.

One of these doctors was telling me today, that in the past year they have had at least two live births of 46 year olds and one 48 years old got pregnant, but she miscarried.

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by Julia Indichova

-- A memoir of hope for the thousands of women struggling with infertility, from one who beat the odds by simply tuning in to her body and tapping her well of sheer determination.

At a time when more and more women are trying to get pregnant at increasingly advanced ages, fertility specialists and homeopathic researchers boast endless treatment options. 


But when Julia Indichova made the rounds of medical doctors and nontraditional healers, she was still unable to conceive a child. 


It was only when she forsook their financially and emotionally draining advice, turning inward instead, that she finally met with reproductive success. Inconceivable recounts this journey from hopeless diagnoses to elated motherhood.


Anyone who has faced infertility will relate to Julia’s desperate measures: acupuncture, unidentifiable black-and-white pellets, herb soup, foul-smelling fruit, even making love on red sheets. 


Five reproductive endocrinologists told her that there was no documented case of anyone in her hormonal condition getting pregnant, forcing her to finally embark on her own intuitive regimen. 


After eight caffeine-free, nutrient-rich, yoga-laden months, complemented by visualization exercises, Julia received amazing news; incredibly, she was pregnant. 


Nine months later she gave birth to a healthy girl.


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Catherine

About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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