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Acupuncture for IVF & IUI Support

Experience holistic acupuncture treatments designed to support your conception and increase the likelihood of a successful fertility journey.

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Acupuncture Treatments for IVF & IUI Support

You are not alone

Despite your best efforts, building a family sometimes requires outside help. Maybe you are not ovulating, or your partner’s sperm numbers are low. Acupuncture is often recommended as a complementary therapy to modern fertility treatments such as intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF). Tailored acupuncture treatments can help prepare the body for these procedures, optimize egg quality, and support implantation. I have worked with hundreds of fertility patients over the past 17 years. I am here in service of the journey.

Why Acupuncture?

Acupuncture can help improve blood flow to ensure your reproductive organs receive adequate nourishment. My patients have experienced a reduction in stress and anxiety, which are common in patients undergoing fertility treatments. Lower stress levels can positively influence hormonal balance and improve the overall success rate of IVF or IUI. I work closely with fertility doctors to deliver the best holistic care for fertility patients.

One treatment is not enough

Using acupuncture to boost fertility can be very beneficial. The number of acupuncture sessions you'll require depends on your personal constitution, medical history, individual needs, and how you respond to the acupuncture treatment. Typically, eight to ten sessions are recommended as a starting point.

About Your Treatment

A Tailored Approach

My practice is dedicated exclusively to women's health and beauty. I specialize in acupuncture, lymphatic drainage, and herbal remedies to help women achieve vibrant health and natural beauty. Each session is unique and adjusts to the ever-changing balance of body, mind, emotion, and environment we experience as women.

How it works

Through Acupuncture, I approach health issues by unblocking the underlying energy within our bodies. We call this energy,qi (pronounced “chee”), and our job is to identify blockages in the body and insert needles to allow qi to flow more smoothly. My goal is for you to leave your session feeling relaxed and renewed.

Pricing & Duration

  • The Signature Acupuncture treatment session lasts 1 hour and 10 minutes and costs $175.
  • The Intensive Acupuncture treatment session lasts 2 hours and 10 minutes and costs $350.

Trusted By Professionals

Stephanie Hartselle, MD

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

There are few professionals I feel are brilliant enough for patient and family member referrals. Dr. Catherine is the first name I discuss when sending anyone for acupuncture.

James Rayner, MD

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I was lucky enough to discover Dr. Catherine’s beautiful space at a very stressful time. Her warmth and skill were outstanding. So relaxing and definitely the best acupuncture I’ve ever experienced.

Kristine Mortel, MD

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The most visceral compliment I can give though is this; I am a doctor and I'm truly grateful and at ease to be a patient under her care.

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Laura Whiteley, MD

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Dr. Catherine is a true professional. She makes all her clients feel comfortable, and her ability to heal is exceptional.

Common Questions

About Acupuncture Treatments

How often should I come for fertility acupuncture?

For fertility patients, the number of acupuncture sessions you'll require depends on your personal constitution, medical history, individual needs, and how you respond to the acupuncture treatment. Typically, eight to ten sessions are recommended as a starting point.

What makes your practice unique?

My practice is about creating a sanctuary where women's health is nurtured and elevated to its highest potential. I have been combining Traditional Chinese Medicine with modern wellness techniques for almost 20 years, specializing in acupuncture, lymphatic drainage, and herbal remedies, which has helped hundreds of women achieve vibrant health and natural beauty. This work is about being 100% present. One-on-one, focused attention allows me to understand my patients on a deep level. I only see one patient at a time to reduce every distraction possible to provide the best care. My goal with each treatment is to tailor an approach that suits your current state of being and helps you achieve a state of wellness inside and out.

Do you accept insurance?

I don’t accept insurance directly, but many of my clients submit for reimbursement. I can provide you with all the necessary documentation for insurance.

Do these treatments hurt?

I treat my patients how I would like to be treated, so that means needle insertions are very gentle.  Can it hurt?  Sure, about 1 in 1000 needles I insert are uncomfortable for my clients. That said, there’s a chance of bruising with Facial Rejuvenation treatments. If you are on blood thinners, please contact your doctor before booking a session.

Will I feel okay resuming work after a treatment?

Absolutely.  Please know you may be very relaxed.  Schedule a little downtime after the visit to enjoy this new presence of mind.

What should I wear for a treatment?

Loose-fitting clothing is excellent.

Should I eat anything before a treatment?

Yes, a light snack is ideal.

Where is Dr. Catherine's office?

10 Deblois Street, Newport, RI 02840, off Bellevue in beautiful Newport.

Is there parking?

There is on-street parking; just make sure to read the signage.

What’s your cancellation policy?

Appointments canceled or rescheduled with less than 24 hours' notice will incur a fee equal to 100% of the service total.

Is there a waiting area?

My entranceway is quite ample, but there is no waiting room. You’ll want to arrive within 5 minutes or so of your appointment start time, and I'll be ready to greet you.

Do you accept walk-ins?

My practice is by appointment only. This allows me to focus 100% of my energy on one patient at a time without distraction. That said, I often have a waitlist for cancellations. Feel free to text me if the date you are interested in is unavailable.

Patient Reviews

Caitlin Hill

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Time with Dr. Catherine is a safe haven, a palate cleanser for the soul and a reset for the body — and more. I highly recommend seeing Dr. Catherine.

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Beth Harrison

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

You must treat your face and your whole being to treatment with Dr. Catherine.

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Kristine Mortel, MD

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The most visceral compliment I can give though is this; I am a doctor and I'm truly grateful and at ease to be a patient under her care.

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Elizabeth Jackson

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I am a 70-year-old woman who had skied, sailed and had an active outdoor life. Dr. Catherine has made me feel and look much younger. An exceptional experience.

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Emily Oster

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I was very skeptical of the general idea of acupuncture, but honestly, Catherine is amazing and has totally converted me. I have to admit I still do not understand how it works at all, but it definitely works. Highly, highly recommended.

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