Fertility Through Acupuncture

At Eliza Mellen-Smith Acupuncture, we specialize in the treatment of women who are trying to conceive naturally or with Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). such as IUI or IVF.

Our Licensed Acupuncturist, Eliza Mellen-Smith, has vast clinical experience in assisting women to conceive using Traditional therapies, comprehensive nutritional and herbal counseling and Acupuncture. Eliza has a decade of experience working successfully with dozens of women and men who have unexplained fertility or another diagnosed condition that may be impeding conception.

Many of Eliza’s patients receive acupuncture while undergoing care at Brigham and Women’s ART center, Boston IVF, and the Fertility Center of New England. She is dedicated to coordinating acupuncture care with the IUI or IVF treatment protocols. Click here to read her fertility patient testimonials.

Below are some examples of situations when acupuncture has been successfully applied to increase the success of the procedure:

InVitro Fertilization (IVF)
IntraUterine Insemination (IUI)
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection(ICSI)
Assisted Hatching (AH)
IntraVenous ImmunoGlobulin therapy (IvIg)
Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET)
Donor Egg
Donor Sperm

Her fertility experience includes helping women with:
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Low ovarian reserve
Irregular periods
High FSH levels
Ovarian Cysts
Cervical Mucous problems
Immunological Problems
• Tubal causes
• Age related factors
• Idiopathic factors
• Male factor (low sperm count, motility, etc.)
• Uterine causes