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Postby eskavon » Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:39 pm

Just about to undergo our first go at IVF and wondered if anyone has any experience with acupuncture alongside IVF?
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Postby Dagny » Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:50 pm

Hi there

I have had 5 IVF and my first 4 I did without acupuncture and I got 1 positive. Then on my 5th and last go I decided to have acupuncture and I got a positive which sadly ended in a miscarriage a few weeks ago but I firmly believe thst it can help. My friend had 5 treatments with no success and on her 6th with acupuncture she has just had her first positive. I will keep up with the acupuncture on my next treatment.

Best of luck with it all. Come over to the General Forum when you start and join in a buddy thread.

Love Dagny xkx
Me 38 DH 40
1st 2nd & 4th IVF/ICSI -ve
3rd +ve DD Katelyn born @ 24wks & sadly died
5th +ve m/c 9wks
6th +ve Twins Sadly DD Leah stillborn @20wks and DS Kieran born @22wks but sadly died too
7th +ve - DD Chloë Mae born @38wks our precious miracle
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Postby eskavon » Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:53 pm

Thanks Dagny
I'm hoping to start the ivf at the end of march so i think i'll go for the acupuncture beginning of mar. Will pop over to the general forum
Eskavon :)
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Postby Traci » Fri Feb 18, 2005 8:36 am

I have had acupuncture and I found it to be really calming as I lead a very stressfull life !!!! I am always on the go and I have staff! I wish I had had acupuncture the other 3 treatments as I really felt this calmed me to get through it all . definately worth every penny .

Trace x :lol:
1st cycle own eggs Neg
2nd cycle own eggs Neg
3rd cycle cousins eggs Neg
4th cycle unknown donor eggs Neg
Going to have sisters eggs Feb 06
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Postby Nolan » Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:34 am

Hi everyone, I'm doing acupuncture since the end of Nov '04. I'm 2 weeks into my down regulating injections and had whopper of a headache that I couldn't shake. I told my acupunturist and she done extra points on the head and the headache is gone, whereas nothing else would shift it. I also find I'm a lot calmer inside, so its worth a try.
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Postby eskavon » Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:42 am

Hi Trace
Thanks for your note, all stuff seems really positive about acupuncture, will definately give it a go even if it means me just taking an hour out to chill each week. Will join the main board when my treatment commences, you guys are really supportive and I could do with soe moral support before we start.
Many thanks
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Postby ogr1 » Sat Feb 19, 2005 1:17 am

would acupuntcher help my dispostion :roll: h
we werent blessed with our babies to raise here but we our blessed with our grandaughter
and all of our many adopted and foster children that touch our lives
and i am glad to add that our 6th grandchild will be born this spring!!!!
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