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5 Ways to Promote Labor Naturally When You’re Over 35 hover background

Mar 20
2018

5 Ways to Promote Labor Naturally When You’re Over 35

Many women come to me seeking help promoting labor naturally. They’re looking for ways to prepare their body and mind to encourage the natural onset and progression of labor. Many want to avoid or at the very least, minimize, the likelihood of medical interventions such as membrane sweeps, medical inductions, the need for Pitocin, and of course, Cesarean sections. Today I’m providing you with a key set of tools to help you do that and much, much more! These techniques are not meant to ...

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Feb 20
2018

Nutrition, the piece of the puzzle almost every fertility clinic is missing

Nutrition, the piece of the puzzle almost every fertility clinic is missing I am so very grateful for our local fertility clinics and the amazing reproductive endocrinologists we have in the Boston area.  Without their incredible technology, science and expertise, my wife and I would never have been able to conceive. The same is true for many other women.  It's truly a miracle what science can achieve. With that said, I strongly believe that fertility clinics and most reproductive endocrin...

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Feb 19
2018

Okyu, a Little Japanese Magic

Other than a little Japanese Magic, exactly what is Okyu Okyu is a Japanese Acupuncture Style application of moxibustion. It’s typically referred to as “thread moxa” as it’s applied in small rolled, thread-like form. Once the moxa is in place, I light the small thread with a stick of incense and the patient experiences a pleasant warming sensation at the desired point. It is by far one of my favorite acupuncture techniques and one of my favorite to receive. Applying moxa in this way ...

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Nov 30
2017

Using Chinese Herbal Medicine to Regulate Menstrual Cycles

If you know me at all, you know that I am a huge believer in the power of BBT Charts and tracking your menstrual cycle.  In my post, BBT Charting & Tracking: A Window into your Menstrual Cycle, I explain everything we can learn from charting and tracking your menstrual cycle and how your findings impact your ability to get pregnant.  Today, I want to tell you what I do everyday in my practice to help women improve their charts in order to optimize their chances of conceiving. Though die...

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Nov 17
2017

Boston Voyager Magazine

This month I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Boston Voyager Magazine. It was the first time I talk publicly about how and why I became an acupuncturist and how I came to specialize in fertility, pregnancy and women's health. I would love for you to read the article and share it with your friends! http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/meet-angela-bell-acupuncture-cambridge-fresh-pond/...

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Nov 02
2012

Relieve Morning Sickness Naturally

Morning sickness is never any fun, so finding a way to to relieve nausea naturally is a total score!  Acupuncture to the rescue! I'm not sure why it's called morning sickness, because nausea during your first trimester can come on at anytime.  It's certainly not limited to the morning.  That's one reason acupuncture is so great.  It helps settle the stomach so that you experience less nausea throughout the day, no matter when it comes one.  Not only that, when you come in for treatment, ...

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