Fertility Acupuncture

Fertility Acupuncture has been used for centuries to regulate hormones and menstrual cycles,
calm the mind and improve circulation of blood & fluid within the reproductive system.


1. Regulate your cycle, promote good blood circulation and balance hormone levels.
2. Work towards the resolution of specific gynaecological & hormonal issues.
3. Improve your general health
4. Reduce the impact of stress
5. Reduce likelihood of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage

Click here to find out more about Female Fertility Acupuncture.


1. Increase count & motility
2. Reduce morphology
3. Improve fertilisation rates
4. Reduce likelihood of miscarriage

Click here to find out more about Male Fertility Acupuncture.

IVF, ICSI, IUI and ovulation induction support
We have been supporting people going through IVF, ICSI, IUI and ovulation induction cycles since 2004. To find out more about how acupuncture can help increase the likelihood of a successful outcome click here.


Where do the needles go?
We generally use mostly 'distal' points with some 'local' ones. 'Distal' points are on your arms and legs, generally below your elbow and knees. 'Local' points (for fertility) are mostly on your front and back around your abdomen, often just above or below your navel.

I will always discuss what points I am going to use first and make sure that you feel comfortable with these.

How much treatment do I need?
At the initial consultation we go through your medical history and any notes or test results that you have, and combine these with a Chinese medical diagnosis to develop an individual treatment plan.

Treatment is generally advised every week to two weeks for as long as is necessary. Weekly treatment is often ideal, as this allows me to work with each phase of your menstrual cycle in turn. As money is always an issue it is important that we find a sustainable approach to treatment for you.

It is often beneficial to treat both partners and will discuss this with you, and if money is an issue, work how best to divide up treatment between you.


About Rick Mudie BSc (Hons), BSc (Oriental Med), MBAcC

Rick is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC). He is a Course Leader, Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer at The International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM), the UK's oldest acupuncture college. He is a traditional Chinese acupuncturist with over 20 years clinical experience.

He has been using fertility acupuncture to improve conception rates and reduce the likelihood of miscarriage since 2004 and has worked with The Agora Gynaecology and Fertility Clinic, in Hove, since 2010.

Read more about Rick.

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