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Male Factor Studies

Male factor infertility often responds well to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Whether it is low count, motility, morphology or another male factor issue, Chinese medicine can often help. Here’s a link to a summary of Male Factor and Chinese Medicine studies. Submitted by Matt Ferguson,...

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Andrea Iwi’ula Passes ABORM!

Our very own Andrea Iwi’ula joins the ranks of “fertility acupuncturist” by passing her ABORM (American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine) exam. Congratulations, Andrea!! Andrea practices in our Tacoma office.

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Washington State Ranks #41 on Fertility Friendliness

RESOLVE, the National Association of Infertility, gave Washington State a D on its fertility report card. Grades were based on the following information: Insurance mandate climate in state Legislative climate in state (current laws and legislation introduced in 2012) Number of accredited fertility clinics...

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Placenta Preparation
Placenta Preparation

Put down your lunch, we’re talking about placenta consumption after childbirth!  Almost all non-human mammals consume their own placental after birth.  In China, dried human placenta has been used medicinally for over 1200 years to help with problems like infertility in men and women,...

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