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“My husband and I decided to start a family at the end of 2005. Six months went by without success and I started a BBT chart (Basal Body Temperature) to track my most fertile days. After another 2 years of disappointment, I decided to quit my stressful job and look for something closer to home and less demanding. I thought this would definitely increase our chances of conceiving. After another year of unsuccessful attempts to fall pregnant we consulted my Ob/Gyn who performed ultrasounds, which were normal. She then referred us to an IVF Center. Both my husband’s semen analysis and my HSG test came back normal. A year later after more failed attempts, we went back to run another series of tests.”

“We were fairly upset at this point and after the tests were completed, the doctors advised that all tests were normal except that I had a lower follicle count than normal and they suggested we try IVF. It was just financially and emotionally out of the question. It was at this point that I searched the internet for “low ovarian reserve / low follicle count” and stumbled upon acupuncture and Chinese herbs for infertility. I searched for a local acupuncturist and found Dr. Robert Herbst in September 2010. He is down to earth, easy to talk with, and the acupuncture treatments he gave me were very relaxing. He prescribed me Chinese herbs that I took daily and by my 4th menstrual cycle I was pregnant! After 5 years of trying, I am now a very happy mother to an adorable 7 week old daughter.” Megan – Margate, Florida