Research in hypnotherapy & fertility
This page contains links to useful and interesting research conducted to understand how hypnotherapy can benefit fertility, pregnancy & birth.
I hope you find them interesting! As and when I find more interesting articles, I will post them here so keep checking back.
December 2010 Karin Meissner, Barabara Bohling, & Annamaria Scweizer-Arau - Long-term effects of traditional chinese medicine and hypnotherapy in patients with severe endometriosis - A retrospective evaluation. http://content.karger.com/produktedb/produkte.asp?DOI=000322890&typ=pdf
Endometriosis related pain decreased from 8 points down to 3 points. 38% became pain-free, those using medication for pain reduced from 81% to 40% and 55% went on to try to concieve with 21 babies being born.
Fertility & Childbirth
November 2009 Ursula James - Practical uses of clinical hypnosis in enhancing fertility, healthy pregnancy & childbirth. http://www.ctcpjournal.com/article/S1744-3881%2809%2900099-1/abstract
Hypnosis and IVF
Article: Israeli study proves hypnosis can double IVF success rate - By David Brinn August 2002
Eighty-nine women were then given hypnosis while their embryos were implanted. Some underwent more than one cycle of IVF treatment. Ninety-six other women underwent embryo transfers without hypnosis. All received one cycle each.
The results showed that the hypnotized women resulted in double the amount of pregnancies of those that weren’t hypnotized.
For the full article and source: http://www.ourjerusalem.com/news/story/news20040824.html