Acupuncture can increase fertility by reducing stress and promoting deep relaxation, increasing blood flow to the reproductive organs, and helps balance hormones and the endocrine system. A study showed that when combined with Westen fertility treatments it increases your chances of conception by 30 percent. During pregnancy acupuncture helps relieve heartburn morning sickness, sciatica, insomnia and other related pregnancy ailments. It’s also a great way to prepare your body for birth and afterwards to help with postpartum healing, help unclog clogged milk ducts, mastitis and more. Photo above from one of our favorite acupuncture studios in Los Angeles, Spirit Gate Acupuncture & Wellness.