Improve the results of In Vitro Fertilisation patients by up to 60% with the protocols in this book! The information in this book can increase your success rate with in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART) by as much as 60%. Research has shown that acupuncture alone can increase the success rate of IVF by 35%. By also adding Chinese herbal medicine, it is Dr. Lifang Liang's experience that you can almost double that increase. In this book, Dr. Liang describes her extremely successful step-by-step protocols for combining acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine with IVF. Whether you are a Western doctor specialising in infertility, a Chinese medical practitioner, or a couple experiencing difficulties in conceiving, this book is sure to give you new hope and a new approach to dealing with this all too common and difficult condition. Features:>Step-by-step acupuncture & Chinese medicinal protocols for each stage of the in vitro fertilisation (IVF) process >Protocols for preventing miscarriages >Detailed discussion of commonly used IVF drugs >Numerous case histories Contents: >Testimonials & Endorsements >Acknowledgements >Preface >Introduction >1. Overview of Chinese Medicine >2. The Pathology of Infertility >3. Procedures of In Vitro Fertilisation >4. Chinese Medical Preparation Before In Vitro Fertilisation: Females >5. Chinese Medical Preparation Before In Vitro Fertilisation: Males >6. Chinese Medical Protocols During In Vitro Fertilisation >7. Prevention of Miscarriage >8. Case Histories >Appendix 1: Recent Research on Acupuncture & IVF >Appendix 2: Western Fertility Drugs >Appendix 3: Chinese Medicinals >General Index >Formula Index Dr. Lifang Liang, O.M.D, Ph.D., L.Ac., received her medical qualifications from the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, where she studied both Western and Chinese Medicine. After graduating, she spent six years receiving specialised training in gynaecology. She then practiced and taught at the medical school for fourteen years. In 1989, Dr. Liang moved to the United States to conduct research on in vitro fertilisation at the University of Texas Medical School. Following that, she moved to San Francisco to teach gynaecology at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Liang has recently earned her Ph.D. from the American Global University Program for Oriental Medical Research in the treatment of infertility using a combination of Chinese and Western medicines. Dr. Liang is a member of RESOLVE, a national resource organisation for those battling infertility. She is currently pursuing her dream of combining Chinese and Western medicine for the benefit of her patients and the development of medicine in San Francisco, where she teaches gynaecology at ACTCM, and has her own clinic.