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Does stress affect fertility?

Does stress affect fertility?

I think we can all agree that infertility is stressful!  Regardless of whether you are trying to conceive naturally or through ART (such as a Letrozole or Clomid cycle, IUI, IVF, ICSI, etc), struggling with infertility can be a time of high stress and anxiety. The...

6 Things To Consider BEFORE Starting IVF

6 Things To Consider BEFORE Starting IVF

Starting IVF is a big decision.  It can not only be expensive, but also stressful. There’s lots to think about… Here are some of the practical things that our IVF clients say they wish they knew before the process. 1. Can I Afford IVF? Not all IVF clinics have the...

Stress, Fertility and Your Liver

Stress, Fertility and Your Liver

We see a lot of stress (and stress related conditions) at Yin Wellness Brisbane.  The last couple of years with a global pandemic and Brisbane floods, it’s been tough for many people.  Even more so for our clients with additional stress factors, such as unexplained...

Acupuncture: The Basics

Acupuncture: The Basics

Never had acupuncture?  How does it work?  Is there research?  Do Fertility Clinics support it? Then and Now Most people know that acupuncture and Chinese medicine have been around thousand of years. However, many are but are less aware that acupuncture is now used...

Acupuncture for Labour Preparation

Acupuncture for Labour Preparation

Acupuncture labour preparation treatments are so much more than just trying to start contractions!  We group our last trimester pregnancy treatments in two stages - 1. before; and 2. after your due date (or medically planned induction/cesarean section). Before your...

Acupuncture for IVF – what’s the research?

Acupuncture for IVF – what’s the research?

There’s actually now decades of research to support the evidence that acupuncture is beneficial for IVF treatment.  In practice at Yin, we incorporate much of this learning, whilst always looking at the individual and adapting our approach as new evidence evolves. One...

Warm slow cooked and super nourishing lamb rissoni

Warm slow cooked and super nourishing lamb rissoni

The official title of this dish is actually “Youvetsi”.  It’s so easy to cook, delicious and ticks all the boxes when your acupuncturist tells you to eat more warm, nourishing and blood building foods.   So, if you’re looking for a change from our usual bone broth...

The BEST bone broth recipe for fertility!

The BEST bone broth recipe for fertility!

We are often speaking with our fertility clients about increasing “spleen friendly” or “blood building” foods.  Bone broth is perfect for this!   And it’s not just good for fertility clients, but excellent for your immunity and gut health too. For the vegetarians,...

How your cervical mucus can maximise your fertility!

How your cervical mucus can maximise your fertility!

“Mucus”…. it’s one of those words, right?  But you’ve clicked on this blog, so we’re going to assume you’re ready to talk about it!   So let’s get started. Vaginal discharge is not something we are often taught about in school, or even something some of us will feel...

9 things to think about BEFORE you get pregnant

9 things to think about BEFORE you get pregnant

So you’ve decided you want to try for a baby? Now what? Here are 9 things to think about before you get pregnant. We’re going to assume you have just started trying or are preparing to conceive.  Despite many couples these days having troubles trying to conceive (1 in...

Practitioner Rooms for Rent

Practitioner Rooms for Rent

Practitioner Rooms for Rent We have two beautiful light-filled rooms to rent at our Woolloongabba clinic, Yin Wellness Brisbane.  The core of our business is acupuncture with a focus on fertility, pregnancy, hormonal health, and emotional well-being.  We are looking...