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Holistic Healthcare Services

Mind-body connection for boosting fertility

At Fertility Centers of Illinois, we believe in the powerful connection between the mind and the body.  To ensure that you are properly nurtured both physically and mentally during your treatment and to make the experience easier, we have partnered with Pulling Down the Moon and Eastern Healing.

Mind-Body Connection for Boosting Fertility

Eastern Healing™ Inc. is a full service acupuncture and oriental medical clinic that specializes in the natural treatment of infertility and all women’s health issues. We provide a full range of services centered around Traditional Chinese Medicine which sees the individual as an integral mind body organism.

Pulling Down the Moon is a fertility sanctuary where women can focus on their physical and mental well-being through a wide variety of treatments and exercises. They offer helpful seminars and classes that have been shown to reduce stress and increase pregnancy rates.

With a focus on mind/body techniques and specializing in fertility, their teachers lead yoga and breathing exercises, meditation, and visualization.

Among the many skills they can help you develop are how to:

  • Cope with depression, anger, and anxiety
  • Deal with negative thoughts
  • Resolve conflict with your partner and strengthen your relationship
  • Improve communication with people close to you
  • Stay in control when people are “pushing your buttons”
  • Make decisions when you’re at a crossroads
  • Build a strong network for yourself

Holistic Treatment and Fertility

Research continues to reveal that a person’s state of mind and stress level has an impact on their health. Today, there is growing evidence that complementary therapies can improve one’s overall feelings of well-being and may even increase the opportunity for a successful pregnancy outcome when used in conjunction with conventional medical treatment.

Pulling Down the Moon practitioners specialize in treating women’s health, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), infertility, and pregnancy. And, they have worked in conjunction with the medical doctors at Fertility Centers of Illinois for more than 10 years.

Services Available

Acupuncture for Fertility and IVF – Pulling Down the Moon Licensed Acupuncturists specialize in the treatment of infertility and can provide safe, skilled treatment in seamless support of your medical fertility program.

Yoga for Fertility – A recent joint study conducted by Pulling Down the Moon and Fertility Centers of Illinois found that Pulling Down the Moon’s Yoga for Fertility program reduced anxiety in fertility patients by 20%. Yoga, when taught by experts who understand the physical demands of medicated fertility treatment, can be a great way to stay fit and relaxed while going through treatment.

Nutrition Consultations for Fertility and Weight Loss – whether it is a full diet overhaul for weight loss or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or a mini-consult focused on the right nutritional supplementation for your situation, Pulling Down the Moon’s nutritionists specialize in helping you make the right nutrition choices when you are trying to conceive.

Fertility Massages – Therapeutic massage has been shown to help decrease stress. Pulling Down the Moon offers a series of massage sessions specific to the goals of fertility patients, including massage that is safe for the two week wait.

Fertility Boutique and Nutritional Supplements – Has your doctor recommended nutritional supplements? Schedule a consultation with Pulling Down the Moon today or call (312) 321-0004.

Enjoy a Complimentary Seminar

Explore holistic healing and sign up for free Holistic Healing & Fertility seminars. For more information and to register online for any of the Patient Education Seminars or Support Groups available to our patients, please look at our events section.


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