Kim Gatenby Acupuncture is committed to bringing you the finest in fertility care, with a blend of traditional Chinese medicine concepts and modern knowledge.
I have a particular interest in treating both female and male forms of infertility. My approach is caring and supportive. The journey to parenthood can sometimes be stressful, so all treatments include acupuncture points that will keep you feeling relaxed.
The first 5 years of my career in Chinese medicine were spent working for a qualified midwife. I learned many aspects of allopathic treatment. I coupled this knowledge with the 5000-year strong theories of traditional Chinese medicine for fertility to create a holistic approach that can be applied to all cases of infertility.
Since then, I have undertaken extra studies in the field of infertility in Chinese medicine every year to keep up to date with the latest modern medicine advances to combine with traditional Chinese treatments. This year I have also commenced a Master of Reproductive Medicine to continue my allopathic medicine studies in the field of infertility and women’s health.
Whether you want help conceiving naturally or are midway through an IVF cycle, I will aim to support your body towards conception.
Some causes of infertility I’ve treated include:
- NK (natural killer) cells
- Emotional distress
- Ovulation failure
- PCOS, Polycystic ovaries
- Declining ovarian reserve
- Unexplained infertility
- Sperm motility problems, and
- DNA damaged sperm.
Whether you have an already diagnosed condition affecting your fertility, or one that has been deemed “unexplained”, Chinese medicine has a diagnosis and treatment steps to help. Please call the clinic or send me an email to discuss your specific case for more information. I look forward to helping you on your journey to conception and parenthood.
NB If you are undergoing IVF, I am available on the usual IVF transfer days of Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the recommended “embryo transfer acupuncture” at my St Leonards clinic, which is ideally located with Genea and IVF Australia both nearby.