Acupuncture for fertility

do you need help to conceive naturally? 
It's estimated that 3.5 million people suffer from some form of fertility problem in the United Kingdom, affecting around one in six couples. This means that one in six couples in the UK will struggle with naturally conceiving. 

In the last 20 years infertility has become one of the most prevalent conditions seen by acupuncturists. Many people choose acupuncture because they want to avoid assisted conception; some because they have heard it is a beneficial support treatment during assisted conception; others because they have tried everything else and want to explore all the options that may help them conceive. 

Whatever your reason for considering acupuncture for fertility, it can be an excellent way to help bring you into better balance wherever you may be in your fertility journey. 

research shows that acupuncture may benefit fertility by:

  • regulating the menstrual cycle and improving the lining of the uterus
  • Regulating fertility hormones - stress and other factors can cause hormonal imbalances that can negatively impact fertility. 
  • increasing blood flow to the reproductive organs 
  • Counteracting the effects of the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) - PCOS is one of the most common causes of female infertility
  • improving sperm count, motility and quality
  • A recent review with nine randomised trials showed acupuncture to be better than the commonly used fertility drug clomiphene for pregnancy rate, pregnancy loss and follicle size (Gao 2020) .
  • Acupuncture can also ease stress and anxiety, both in general and that associated with trying to conceive. Emotional wellbeing is an important part of health and excessive or inappropriate emotions may affect physical functioning, including that of the reproductive system.

Acupuncturist Deanna Thomas

I am a fully qualified and insured Acupuncturist. I studied at the prestigious Northern College of Acupuncture in York, I studied for over 3 years to graduate with a BSc (Hons) degree in Acupuncture. 

As Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncturist I have extensive training in clinical therapies including Eastern medicine, anatomy and physiology combined with western medicine.  I am a registered member of The British Acupuncture Council(BAcC) is the UK’s largest regulatory body for practitioners of traditional acupuncture. 

Alongside working with fertility patients, I am undertaking post-graduate studies to specialise my wellbeing clinic in women's health & fertility. I have been treating fertility patients in my clinic since I graduated and opened my practice. I have had some fantastic results with acupuncture, so if you are feeling stuck and looking for a natural way to assist conception, then acupuncture is worth considering.

I receive many enquiries from women struggling with fertility issues and looking to use acupuncture as a support. However, some women do not realise when they make their enquiries that it is necessary to have regular acupuncture sessions to optimise their fertility journeys. 'One-off' acupuncture sessions do not create the outcome most women want. Commitment to a regular programme is key if you want acupuncture treatments to support your fertility journey.

Page Nam

Acupuncture & Wellbeing Clinic


based in acklam
My Acupuncture clinic is currently taking on new patients. My clinic is located inside The House at 283 Acklam Road in Middlesbrough. It's located just near Acklam Shops, which offers free parking (for two hours). 

Treatment prices for Traditional Chinese Acupuncture start from £60 (for your first consultation) and £45 for each subsequent treatment. I also offer affordable treatment packages

inside the clinic room
My clinic room is situated on the first floor. There are two ways you can book an appointment. The first is by clicking on the book now link, which will take you to my booking system to organise your appointment (you will need to secure your appointment with valid card details). 

You can also contact me on 07738290740 to organise your appointment. Please note that when scheduled, you will still need to secure your appointment with your card details. 

This is a protection policy that i have in place to avoid no-shows. 

three best rated!
I am delighted to be placed in the Top 3 for Acupuncture in Middlesbrough. My clinic was assessed and faced a rigorous 50-point inspection that considered local reviews, history, business standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and trading excellence. 

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