mother and childFertility issues are more than simply being able to get pregnant.

Cultivating a fertile internal environment, having a healthy pregnancy, carrying a child to term and being able to give them a healthy vitality all are part of the process of bringing a new life into the world.

In this episode we explore how acupuncture, Chinese herbs, functional medicine, stress reduction, nutrition and some good old common sense all can help couples who are dealing with fertility issues.

Show Highlights:
3:37   Seemingly different organ systems are actually connected.
7:30   Fertility is not about getting pregnant, it’s about the baby.
9:53   How does Chinese medicine help with fertility?
14:09 To make a healthy baby.
16:10  The male factor in cases of infertility.
23:40  The other things that can change when you do acupuncture.
27:37  Influence of the pill on fertility.
32:51  Finding the pattern that connects seemingly unrelated symptoms.
35:46  How to transform stress with the breath .
40:05  What you focus on becomes your reality; practice gratitude.
47:54  What couples need to know about fertility that they might not already know.


Lorne brown vancouver fertility acupuncturistsDr. Lorne Brown is the Founder and Clinical Director of Acubalance Wellness Centre, Pro D Seminars, Medigogy and the Integrative Fertility Symposium.

After a career as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Lorne received his Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Vancouver’s International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, he has extensive postgraduate training in gynecology, obstetrics, and reproductive medicine. In 2012, Lorne published the Acubalance Fertility Diet which is made available for free through the Acubalance website.

Internationally known for his pioneering work as an educator and advocate for integrated fertility care, Lorne was the first Canadian to be a certified fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM).

Lorne has presented at fertility conferences and meetings throughout North America, including the 2012 annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOCG), and the Science Advisory Panel of Assisted Human Reproduction Canada (AHRC). Dr. Brown is the Acupuncturist advisor to Canada’s premier online fertility community.

The latest addition to his bucket list is organizing the International Integrative Fertility Symposium in beautiful Vancouver British Columbia where he resides.

Visit Lorne’s clinic website

Resources and Links:
Free fertility diet eBook from
Advancing healthcare through the online study of health and wellness,
ProD 0nline seminars for practitioners of acupuncture and Chinese medicine
Integrative Fertility Symposium, April 28-May 1 2016 in Vancouver BC

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