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My Rainbow Baby, Jack

My Rainbow Baby, Jack By Anna Pyne, LAc MSOM FABORM It is with such gratitude in my heart and soul that I can share with you, that I delivered Jack Fitzgerald Pyne on July 22nd 2016. He was born at 9 ...
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Remaining Hopeful

Remaining Hopeful By Christine Davis, LAc., MSOM The process of struggling to achieve something you really want can take a toll on you! If you have been trying to conceive for some time, maybe a lot ...
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Acupuncture: Our team approach

Acupuncture: Our team approach By Stacy Dunn, Acupuncture Director If you’ve seen multiple acupuncturists, you know that techniques among practitioners can vary greatly. But why is there so much ...
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Client Corner: Unexpected Miracle

My husband and I are like so many couples our age. We were married in our early thirties and knew we wanted to focus on our careers and travel as much as we could before trying to have children. We ...
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Anna's News: Traditional Chinese Medicine Increases Breast Milk Supply

by Anna Pyne, LAc, MSOM, FABORM Acupuncture and herbs are the main treatment modalities in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). I have helped treat a myriad of postpartum women struggling with ...
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My Journey through Natural Conception

by Tracy Lingwai I was put on birth control when I was 17 years old, though not for the implied purpose- because years after all my friends had started their period, I still had not. My doctor said ...
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Nourish Sea of Blood: Using Aromatherapy for Fertility

You may have experienced lavender oil during one of your sessions with a Pulling Down the Moon acupuncturist. We regularly use aromatherapy during our fertility acupuncture sessions because the sense ...
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Anna's News: New Research Supports Acupuncture for Postpartum Depression

Anna's News: New Research Supports Acupuncture for Postpartum Depression Now that your miracle baby has arrived you might surprisingly find yourself feeling less than thrilled. The postpartum ...
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Anna's News: New Research Supports Acupuncture Point Stimulation & FET Cycle Success

Anna's News: New Research Supports Acupuncture Point Stimulation & FET Cycle Success Current research regarding transcutaneous electrical acupuncture point stimulation (TEAS) improves outcomes ...
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Fertility Acupuncture 101: Treatment Plans

Acupuncture Treatments for IVF cycle Here's a disclaimer. Everyone is unique and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based upon the tenet of uniqueness. That said, the most common question we ...
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Fertility Acupuncture 101: Tools of the Trade - Needles!

So let's get to the elephant in the fertility clinic waiting room…needles. Fertility patients are already familiar with needles. It seems like they are everywhere we look – at the ...
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Fertility Acupuncture 101: "What is going to happen at my first appointment?"

As we mentioned in our previous post, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works to determine the underlying patterns of disharmony in the body and based on your unique pattern your practitioner will ...
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Fertility Acupuncture 101: Part 1 When to Get Started?

Over the next few posts we will be providing an overview of how acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help support your fertility and help you achieve your goal of becoming pregnant. ...
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Anna's News: Acupuncture for Labor Prep

Anna's News: Acupuncture for Labor Prep Labor and delivery is one of the most intense beautiful life altering events that a woman can experience. One that I have been s o fortunat e to experience ...
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Anna's News: Ear Acupressure Enhances IVF Cycle Outcome!

Anna's News: Ear Acupressure Enhances IVF Cycle Outcome! Ear acupressure is a commonly used accessory technique in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that supports the main treatment which is ...
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Acupuncture for PCOS – Points to Ponder

By Beth Heller, MS At Pulling Down the Moon, when we come across a tough problem we often turn to our acupuncturists and ask "isn't there a needle for that?" It seems like every day we read another ...
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Acupuncture for Fertility: What to Expect During Your Treatment

Hena Shomali, L.Ac. sat down with us to explain what to expect and how to make the most of your acupuncture sessions at Pulling Down the Moon: What can someone expect from their acupuncture ...
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Pre and Post Embryo Transfer Acupuncture Q & A with Karisa Grudi, L.Ac., MSTOM

Karisa Grudi, L.Ac., MSTOM, discusses a little bit about the German Protocol, our procedure for pre and post transfer acupuncture, and why it is recommended for women who are having embryo transfers: ...
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Anna's News Article: Auricular Therapy and Weight Loss

Excessive weight gain can negatively impact the chances of conception, and trying to shed the extra pounds is typically a difficult process. One option for addressing this problem is to use ...
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Anna's News: Traditional Chinese Medicine and Egg Quality

Anna Pyne, LAc, MSOM, FABORM A question I frequently get asked in my acupuncture practice is "Can acupuncture help improve egg quality?" From my own clinical experience the answer is, it can. ...
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Fertile Heart: Opening Your Fourth Chakra

Cathleen By Cathleen McCauley, LMT With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I encourage you to take the opportunity to reflect on your Heart Chakra, and your openness to its energy in your life. ...
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The Heart in Chinese Medicine

The Heart's Role in TCM & Conception The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) "Heart", totally different than our Western Science Medicine (WSM) definition, encompasses the mind and the activity of ...
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Acupuncture, Depression and Pregnancy

A new study was published this week in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology which showed that acupuncture can help treat symptoms of depression in pregnant women. In the study, depressed women ...
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