Book – The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine
by Ted J. Kaptchuk
The perfect introduction to the basics of Chinese Medicine.
Book – Healing With Whole Foods: Oriental Traditions and Modern Nutrition
by Paul Pitchford
This is a wonderful resource explaining the importance of food and nutrition as a Chinese Medical therapy. Gives great recipes too!
Website – Acupuncture.com
Provides information about acupuncture practices, research, articles, practitioners, etc.
Book – Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control and Pregnancy Achievement
by Toni Weschler, M.P.H.
An essential read for anyone trying to conceive.
Book – The Infertility Cure
by Randine Lewis
A wonderfully written guide for those trying to conceive. Explains Eastern and Western diagnosis. Helps patients understand and explore their Chinese Medical diagnosis.
Book – Acupuncture & IVF
by Lifang Liang
This is more of a guide for practitioners but may be interesting for patients as well. Discuss in detail the East and West infertility diagnosis and IVF cycles. Provides case studies as well.
Website – American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (A.B.O.R.M.)
A national licensing board for acupuncturist who specialize in reproductive medicine. These acupuncturists optimize fertility with Chinese medicine. Special training and emphasis on Western fertility protocols such as IUI, IVF, immunology, miscarriage prevention etc.
Website – The National Infertility Association
The National Infertility Association is an excellent resource for infertility information, referrals, research and support.
Website – American Society For Reproductive Medicine
ASRM is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of the art, science, and practice of reproductive medicine.
Website – American Pregnancy Association
A resourceful website for those trying to conceive and for those already pregnant.
Website for Fertility, Pregnancy and Post-Partum Support – Blossom Birth
A birth and parenting resource providing practitioner referrals, educational lectures as well social meetings for expectant and new parents. Excellent resources for both fertility, pregnancy and post-partum. Located in Palo Alto, Ca.
At Home Fertility Services
Midwives providing safe, gentle inseminations in the privacy and comfort of your home. They will assist families of all types during the conception process, offering personal care and support.
Fertility Nutrition Booklet by Acu-Balance
Acubalance Wellness Center located in Canada is a Chinese Reproductive Medicine Clinic specializing in natural care for infertility, pregnancy, women’s health and menopause. Founder Lorne Brown L.Ac. created this great booklet with fertility dietary recommendations. Download Free PDF
Gluten Free Sources
Attached are PDF copies of our local markets and the foods they sell which are gluten free. You may want to check with the your local store for any updates. Download any of the three PDFs. Whole Foods | New Leaf | Trader Joe’s