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Pregnancy over 40 with Chinese Medicine 

Many couples suffer from fertility issues, and it is a well-known fact that fertility diminishes with age. But if you are over 40 and trying to conceive, you shouldn’t lose hope. The ancient art of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture may be able to help.


When and Why does a Woman’s Fertility Decline?

Every woman is born with a fixed number of eggs and with every menstrual cycle, this number is reduced. Therefore, a woman’s fertility is at its peak during her 20s, a time when many women do not feel ready to start a family.

Unfortunately, fertility begins to decline rapidly after the age of 35. At the age of 30, a woman has a 20% chance of conceiving every month, but by the age of 40, this can fall as low as 5%. If you are over 35 but under 40, you may also find this blog about improving fertility over 35 useful, click here to read.


What Fertility Issues do Women Over 40 face?

Women over 40 face a number of challenges when it comes to fertility. They may suffer from a low ovarian reserve which can be identified by low AMH (anti-mullerian hormone) and high FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) levels.

Women over 40 may also have reduced egg quality or suffer from menstrual irregularities including PCOS.

over 40 and Woman's Fertility Decline

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Pregnancy over 40 and Fertility

Around the world, as many as 9% of couples have difficulty conceiving. Receiving a diagnosis of infertility can be extremely stressful, and this stress will only make it harder to become pregnant. Many couples choose to undergo assisted reproductive therapies such as IVF, and more and more people are now turning to Chinese medicine and acupuncture to help along with IVF. 

Couples with fertility problems are more likely to get pregnant using traditional Chinese medicine. In fact, research has shown that couples using Chinese herbal medicine are twice as likely to conceive within a four-month period and that acupuncture could potentially halve the time it takes to become pregnant.

If you are already trying to conceive, we are sure you will have come across terms such as high FSH and low AMH. These female reproductive hormones are an indicator of your ovarian reserve. With age, your FSH levels naturally increase as your AMH levels fall, and it becomes more difficult to conceive.

However, Chinese medicine can offer hope and give you an opportunity to extend your reproductive window, helping you to reach your full fertility potential


A Chinese Medicine View of Fertility Over 40

According to TCM, your uterus, ovaries, and reproductive hormones are part of the Kidney system.

In Chinese medicine, the Kidneys role is far more complicated than just filtering water. The Kidneys are responsible for growth, development, reproduction, and birth. They are seen as the source of all yin and yang within the body, and also store a substance known as jing.

Jing translates as “essence” and it is this vital substance which governs our ability to conceive. Every person is born with a fixed amount of jing, much like every woman is born with a fixed number of eggs. Your jing is naturally depleted throughout the course of your lifetime, making it harder to conceive as you grow older. Learn about how to improve ovarian reserve egg quality here.

You can supplement your jing and make it last longer by living a healthy lifestyle, and by using Chinese medicine and acupuncture. When treating fertility issues with TCM, one of the most important principles is to nourish the Kidneys. This will help to restore your jing as well as benefiting your uterus and ovaries, thus increasing your chances of getting pregnant.

If you’re over 40 and want to have a child, we are TCM expertise and we offer natural treatment options to help you!

Chinese Medicine for Conceiving Over The Age Of 40 – Herbs For Fertility Over 40

Women Over 40 & Infertility Kit

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Lifestyle Changes for pregnancy over 40

If you find yourself over 40 and wanting a child, it is important to make changes to your lifestyle. Adopting habits that slow down the ageing process and help you preserve your fertility is one of the best ways to increase your chances of success.

Improving your diet, exercising regularly, using supplements, Chinese herbs, and acupuncture can all help. It is always best to consult a TCM expert so that they can make a professional diagnosis and tailor this advice to suit your individual needs.

 Acupuncture for pregnancy over 40

Acupuncture can help to improve your fertility in a number of different ways. As well as nourishing your Kidneys and boosting jing, acupuncture is known to:

  • Increase blood flow to the uterus and reproductive organs
  • Regulate hormones
  • Reduce the negative effects of stress
  • Improve egg quality to help with conception

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have already helped many couples to conceive. You can read some of our past patients’ fertility success stories here.

Other supplement recommendation for Conceiving Over The Age Of 40 

Learn more herbs for improving your fertility here.

Woman’s Life Power

Woman’s Life Power by GinSen is a unique herbal natural fertility boosters for over 40
to support women trying to conceive. Expertly formulated by fertility experts to improve egg quality and balance hormones for the female body looking to conceive either naturally or through IVF. Ideal to add to your daily life these natural fertility supplements can help with fertility issues related to FSH, AMH levels, PCOS, and irregular ovulation. It works to increase the body’s natural fertility as well as helping menstrual irregularities and discomforts.

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* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We can’t guarantee the treatment result, as the symptoms of conditions are unpredictable and vary greatly from person to person. The treatment length and recovery time also varies for individual. Please visit our clinics website: GinSen where a specialists will discuss your care and provide a consultation, and the treatment will be designed to meet your individual needs.


  • everette says:

    Thanks for another marvelous blog! I truly enjoyed reading it, you can be a great author.

  • Rickey says:

    I have been trying to conceive for a while. Quite an informative post.

  • Jona says:

    Conceiving over 35 is a struggle. I have my first one on the way thanks to Chinese Medicine, its been a very interesting read.

  • V says:

    I want to to thank you for this fantastic read!! I absolutely loved every little bit
    of it.

  • Anita says:

    I’m 33. Trying to conceive

  • Nomcebo Ndwandwe says:

    Good day ,
    I’m interested in fertility pills , how much does it cost? This year I’m 39 I had two ectopic pregnancies one in 2013 and the other one in 2018.

  • Madonna a roales says:

    I want to have a baby but the problem is I don’t know what is the right medicine for me I been trying to have baby but I never get pregnant

  • Floxy says:

    I have had two ectopic pregnancies on both side and two failed IVF. Am 40. What herbs do you recommend.

    • lilyginsen says:

      Hi, we recommend having a free consultation with our fertility experts who will be able to guide you through the treatments best suited for your natural fertility journey. Our clinics free consultation can be found here:

    • Susan hernandez says:

      Floxy hello my name is Suzanne and I was just reading on this website and I came across your comment my understanding is you had two ectopic pregnancy I’m 33 and I had to talk to pregnancy about 4 years ago I was internally bleeding for 30 days my baby exploded in my tube so they had to do cesarean take out my two along with the baby and I’ve been trying ever since any luck with you cuz none for me just wanted to share my little story you’re more than welcome to get back to me you have a blessed day

  • Anne says:

    Can you send the medicine to the Netherlands?

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