Acupuncture is a treatment that use needles which are inserted into the body to stimulate the nerves to help correct the flow of energy in the body. Acupuncture for infertility has be recognized effective treatment to help women with fertility defects.
Acupuncture treatment is very safe when performed by a qualified practitioner. The needles are sterilized and disposable. However, acupuncture also requires that the practitioner has human anatomy knowledge in order to place needle in correct location. This prevents any injury by needle.
A session is typically 45 minutes to 1 hour, but the needles only stay in body 20 to 30 minutes per session. The amount of sessions needed depends on the individual's case, but on average after 4-6 sessions there is usually significant improvement.