Prepare the soil before planting the seed, the saying goes. The endometrial lining is where the future baby (embryo) attaches to, where it gets nutrition and grows. The healthy lining is important to reduce the risk of early miscarriage. So, what is the fertile soil for the baby? The ideal endometrial lining before the implantation is about 8mm […]
About Roberta Mek
Roberta is the only acupuncturist in NZ holding a title – Fellow of American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine
Master degree (current) at Zhejiang University of Chinese Medicine
Roberta currently works on a study involving acupuncture in advanced maternal age patients/poor IVF responders.
Natural Fertility New Zealand accredited fertility educator
Recipient of Ngaire Walsh award (Natural Fertility New Zealand)
Roberta runs fertility workshops for women trying to conceive healthily.
Request an appointment with Roberta via Dr Vitalis Acupuncture Auckland.
Entries by Roberta Mek
Do you find yourself scrolling through endless pages of conflicting advice on fertility diet? Do you feel like after all that googling you haven’t found the answer? Is dairy good or bad for fertility? Pineapples? Gluten? Go vegan? What about Keto diet?
Interested know how reproductive acupuncture scores against medication at improving ovulation and ovarian health? One of the causes for anovulation is luteinised unruptured follicle syndrome (LUFS). LUFS affects 5%-10% of healthy women of childbearing age and 25%-43% of women with infertility. This syndrome is more common among women diagnosed with endometriosis. Most commonly LUFS is diagnosed […]