Frequently Asked Questions
When do I incorporate Chinese Medicine if I want to have children?
At Satori, we treat each person as an individual. Although there are some common reasons why fertility may not be optimal in our patient population, we take the time to treat each person holistically. We look at each facet of our patient's life in relationship to their reproductive system. Whether you are a young women in relatively good health and want to conceive naturally or have been diagnosed with infertility and will be using assisted reproductive technology (ART), treatment will help increase your chances of conceiving and maintaining a healthy pregnancy
If you want to conceive naturally, treatment at each phase of the menstrual cycle will help to increase the chances of successful conception. Regular treatments will create a cumulative effect in preparing your uterus for a healthy pregnancy. Chinese Herbs and nutritional counseling may be utilized to help you be in your best health overall as you begin the journey to motherhood. Once pregnant, some of the side effects of the hormonal changes that may be experienced including morning sickness and fatigue, are minimized. In addition, the risks of miscarriage and premature birth are significantly decreased as a result on-going treatment.
What if I am already working with a fertility center, can treatment help me?
If you have been diagnosed with infertility and are using western pharmacology or ART, treatment can increase your odds of success. Patients also report that the side effects of hormone therapy are lessened. We understand that undergoing fertility treatment can be both physically and emotionally challenging. Regular treatment can help to ease the stress of the journey on every level and improve the outcome.
What should I expect in a fertility massage session?
The primary focus of the massage will be on the lower abdomen and the deep pelvic organs.Calming and centering cranial-sacral holds for alignment and balancing will also be used in addition to some reflexology to stimulate the reproductive organs. Aromatherapy and a relaxing castor oil pack will be included to cleanse the body of toxins and promote deep relaxation.
When should I receive a fertility massage?
It is best not to receive this work when menstruating or if you suspect you are pregnant. Please discuss with your therapist the best time to schedule your appointments.