I went to see Louise, my Acupuncturist in October 2014 after 2
miscarriages and 1 failed round of IVF. My dream of having my own child was
strong and I was struggling to think of what to try next to make this dream
When I went to see Louise, we had a thorough
consultation and Louise was the first and only person to link my terribly
painful periods to the recurring miscarriage and failed IVF. I had had
Asherman’s Syndrome, where my womb was stuck together due to scar tissue
(perhaps caused by the very first D&C) but this was solved through two
minor keyhole operations. However, these operations did not improve my period
pains and I had to continue to plan my life around a day in bed each month. My
period pains were diagnosed to be Adenomyosis, like Endometriosis but on the
inside of the uterus.
Louise advised that acupuncture focusing on the blood flow
would be the direction to take. We had regular sessions and these were topped
up by Chinese herbs which I drank each day. Miraculously, where Western
Medicine had failed to find a solution, acupuncture made the monthly period
pains disappear! It was simply amazing to have a regular, pain free period
again that doesn’t interrupt life!
Having made this happen, Louise continued to
stimulate my blood flow in occasional treatments but now with a focus on
fertility, again topped-up with Chinese herbs. Being over 40,my chances of conceiving
naturally were minimal but I did get pregnant again - sadly this also ended in
a miscarriage. We continued our quest in the same way, building up the blood
flow and nourishing the blood and the lining of my womb. I am delighted to say that this story has a very
happy ending! At the age of 42 I conceived, and as I write this I am 38 weeks into
a healthy pregnancy and waiting for THE day when I get to meet my baby and for
my dream to come true.
Louise has supported me during this pregnancy
with her acupuncture and Chinese herbs, nourishing the baby and me all the way
through. We are now at the stage where Louise is preparing me for birth. I know that without Louise’s acupuncture, I
would have never been in this position now and I can only recommend her
wholeheartedly to anyone who finds themselves in this situation. I cannot thank
her enough for getting me here.