CONTACT 

I would love to walk with you on your fertility journey, to support you emotionally and physically though my acupuncture practice.

If you would like to meet with me to talk about your situation, I look forwards to hearing from you and will try my very best to help you.

ADDRESS

OPENING HOURS

114, London Wall,

LONDON EC2M 5QA

(within the Light Centre, Moorgate)

LONDON - to book please email alex@essexfertility.co.uk

Mon/Wed

14.15 - 20.15

 

ESSEX - book through Holicity Health

Holicity Heatlh

140 Station Road,
Burnham on Crouch, CM0 8HQ

 

Tues/Fri:

9.00 - 14.30

24 Maldon Road,

Danbury, CM3 4QH

(within Danbury Dental Care)

Thurs :

9.00 - 14.30

Saturdays:

12 noon - 17.30

CONTACT ME

01245 226007

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Or let me know where and when you would like an appointment and I will send you some options . . .

 

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Vitamin D for Fertility

There has been a flood of information about the importance of checking and maintaining a healthy level of vitamin D; deficiency is associated with a wide variety of diseases from diabetes to arthritis. Even so, it may come as a surprise to read that vitamin D deficiency can also have an impact on your fertility.

 

In a study published in 2012 200 women undergoing IVF had their vitamin D levels tested, the results showed that women with a good level were four times more likely to have had a successful pregnancy. A good level of vitamin D is also associated with a reduced risk of miscarriage, with one study showing a direct link between increased vitamin D levels and a reduction in pregnancy loss.

It is easy to have your vitamin D level checked either through your GP, or using a postal service which tests a drop of blood that you can obtain with a simple prick at home (www.medichecks.com).. It is suggested that a level of 30ng/ml is sufficient for fertility purposes, and 40ng/ml is an optimal level.

 

We recommend you to supplement vitamin D with an oil-based delivery system such as the BetterYou vitamin D oral spray that we stock in our clinics (betteryou.com/vitamin-d) or as an oil-based soft gel capsule; if you take it as a capsule, it is best to take it with a meal containing some fat to aid absorption.

 

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