Building resilience: A preliminary exploration of women's perceptions of the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to In Vitro Fertilisation

@inproceedings{Lacey2009BuildingRA,
  title={Building resilience: A preliminary exploration of women's perceptions of the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to In Vitro Fertilisation},
  author={Sheryl L de Lacey and Caroline A Smith and Charlotte Paterson},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is now an accepted and effective treatment for infertility, however IVF is acknowledged as contributing to, rather than lessening, the overall psychosocial effects of infertility. Psychological and counselling interventions have previously been widely recommended in parallel with infertility treatments but whilst in many jurisdictions counselling is recommended or mandatory, it may not be widely used. Acupuncture is increasingly used as an adjunct to IVF… CONTINUE READING
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