You are trying to become a parent. Our Acupuncture Fertility Nottingham service is tailored just for you. Founded in 1995, we are based in Bramcote near Beeston. We are close to both CARE and NURTURE. Take a look at the options below then give us a call. No obligation – just a friendly chat. The initial consultation is (as appropriate) open to both partners. Watch the video Initial Fertility Consultation and also traditional acupuncture and fertility from The British Acupuncture Council.
We know that many of you have been without acupuncture (and other treatments) at a time when your health is clearly a prime consideration. In order to shift with the changing times and continue serving you with the best treatments and care, we are now taking bookings for virtual sessions.
The aim of virtual sessions is to give you the tools and understanding to affect your own health throught techniques including acupressure massage, lifestyle change, exercise and moxibustion. You will be shown what to do using video technology with a recommended home self-treatment time of around 10 minutes a day.
Not only are these treatments effective for continued care during a time of isolation, but they are also extremely valuable for those who are sick or have pressing matters in need of treatment with no access to normal medical care.
Please keep this in mind for your friends, family and community. We are here as a stable source for your health and well-being during this uncertain time. Now more than ever we need to prioritise our health and healing.
Usual treatment fees will apply (shorter sessions will be charged pro rata). Payments via bank transfer please. You will need a smartphone or a PC with camera and mic and appropriate (free) software. If this gives you the jitters we will be more than happy to guide you through the setup process.
‘I have known and used Martin’s medical services over many years. His calm, patient, thorough and professional approach has always been in evidence. However during this “lockdown period” I was still able to use Martin’s expertise … but virtually. Questions are asked, my history is understood and he suggested a few key acupressure points to help me relieve my condition. All done just as effectively as before, but from 200 miles away! Well done Martin. More people need to know that Martin can help from a safe distance.’
Also take a look at our sister site the Acupuncture Pain Centre.
Men, did you know that it takes 100 days for a sperm to mature? This means that you should start preparing for ‘the event’ well in advance. [Read More…]
Getting fertility ready is a little like training for a marathon. [Read More…]
Undergoing IVF or ICSI? Looking for acupuncture to support your treatment and to help you relax?
The emotional side of IVF is often understated. To a fertility acupuncturist it is easy to see why the process is often described as an ’emotional rollercoaster ride’. Much of the brunt of this is carried by the woman as the treatment cycle looms. It can however be challenging for both partners.
Whether you are undergoing your very first cycle or your fifth, you will have invested heavily (both financially and emotionally). Your future is linked intrinsically to the result. On top of this, the drugs you have been prescribed seem to be specifically formulated to take you out of your carefully constructed comfort zone. You feel hot at night and just a little nauseous. Good intentions go to the wall.
There’s also the prospect of injecting yourself with a needle, and making sense of the seemingly impenetrable medical jargon and numbers. Ten follicles, grade B, down-regulation, stimulation, OHSS and so on! And if all this isn’t enough, you read that stress can negatively affect the outcome of the treatment! What should you do? What can you do?
This is one area where many people have found acupuncture fertility Nottingham to be a great help. Aside from any direct effects on your fertility many of our patients undergoing IVF report that it helps them with the side effects of the medication. Mentally it puts them in a good space.
We strongly believe that a key part in the work of any fertility acupuncturist is to be a sympathetic ear. Acupuncture treatment points such as gateway to the heart, greater stream, storehouse, inner frontier and palace of weariness can help you to feel in control. It can make your IVF cycle something special. And all this is underpinned by individual treatment tailored to your specific needs.
We take it as a compliment that many couples return when they are trying for a second child.
British Acupuncture Council member Martin Dean specialises in fertility issues. He is a founder member of the Zita West Network For Reproductive Health (part of the CARE Fertility group). This emphasises a holistic approach to getting pregnant, taking in not just the medical but the physical, nutritional, emotional and psychological needs of the individual as well. He has 24+ years practice experience and over 10 years as an Acupuncture lecturer at the University of Lincoln. Martin is also on a register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority. The government set this up to improve standards and safety for the benefit of the public. Acupuncture fertility Nottingham – conceivably the best.
Acupuncture Fertility Nottingham is based on a tried and tested system of traditional medicine. It has been used in China and other eastern cultures for more than two thousand years to restore, promote and maintain good health.
Hard evidence showing the effects of acupuncture is not always available. The results of emerging studies however are very promising. For this reason and through clinical experience we remain strong advocates of its use as part of a co-ordinated approach to supporting the best possible levels of reproductive health.
A Huge Thankyou
Rich and I would like to say a huge thank you for your expert acupuncture and calming nature throughout our IVF cycles. We had our 12 week scan on Monday and are just awaiting our screening results. Thank you so much, your sessions really made a difference to me and definitely helped me relax at
January 18, 2019
Confidence during pregnancy
Acupuncture during and after pregnancy - including dietary and well being advice. The treatment and support gave me confidence during pregnancy and also helped me 'get back on my feet' after giving birth. Martin is very empathetic and positive. I really believe I had such a great pregnancy as a result of the treatment. I
N.S. September 8, 2015
Dear Magic Martin
There are no words that can really say how eternally grateful we are to you. You helped to change our lives and give us this special gift. AH
October 20, 2017
Martin was a great source of help during our struggle with infertility. He is well informed and an excellent acupuncturist. We eventually got pregnant through IVF and I believe acupuncture played a big part in that. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Martin Dean.
P. Blakey September 8, 2015
Really Enjoyed The Conversations
Thanks for everything you have done and especially the support you provided me with throughout the journey. It is much appreciated. Ranjitha
June 4, 2019
Will definitely recommend you to any one!
Acupuncture did work for us and the second morning 3(am) after our session with you , contractions has started! By Saturday we had our little girl!!! Thank you once again ! Will definitely recommend you to any one !!!
October 12, 2015
I'm overjoyed to tell you that on October 29 our son was born a healthy 3.4Kg. Thank you for your help with our IVF acupuncture!
Mary Jo October 12, 2015
I brought two 5 session bundles of acupuncture to support my fertility treatment. Martin was great. Martin came highly recommended. I was very pleased with both the in-depth information given & the actual treatment. He treats the 'whole person' and I found this way of breaking down a problem into manageable, bite-size pieces, extremely helpful. I actually
Roberta, Tunisia October 12, 2015
I brought two 5 session bundles of acupuncture to support my fertility treatment. Martin was a great support through out the process we always discussed the treatment and he flexed it to suit my needs, we also had fun and Martin made the experience enjoyable.
Helen Burrows October 12, 2015
Our Beautiful Arrival
Thank you so much for working with us through IVF, and pregnancy. Nicky
August 23, 2018
Martin helped me with an acupuncture regime with amazing results.
H. Baxter October 12, 2015
So many things were considered
I am almost into the third trimester and have suffered less from poor circulation in my fingers. I can't think of anything that could have been better - so many things were considered such as the temperature of the room which is very important to me.
E. Stevens October 12, 2015
We recommend you consult a registered medical practitioner before using our Acupuncture Fertility Nottingham service. Please also mention your intention to start acupuncture treatment with us.