Daoshing Ni has helped countless women realize their dream of having a child by using the best of both Eastern and Western medicine. A curving line is always changing, always fluid. But within these patterns, there is also chaos. My life had become surreal. Dao explained that he had a sense of what my problem was and was confident he could help me. But it becomes increasingly difficult after the age of thirty-five. See what I can do! As I said, I was beyond fortunate.
Structured according to a woman's journey to conception, The Tao of Fertility includes: A questionnaire assessing fertility potential A 28-day fertility enhancement program Simple meditations and acupressure points to improve reproductive circulation and relaxation Guidelines for mapping your fertility using Chinese methods of diagnosis Information on how herbs and acupuncture can increase fertility Eating plans for pregnancy, postpartum, and while breast-feeding. The Tao of Fertility is filled with the voices of women telling their stories of the journey from the despair of infertility to the miracle of conception. He had to overcome so many obstacles and hardships that he often thought of giving up and going home. If it turned out I was unable to have children, could I honestly tell myself that I had done all that I could? Each of these can contribute to a lack of smooth flowing energy in the womb, which is required for the baby to turn. I typically aim treatment at balancing and strengthening the Kidney and smoothing or invigoration the flow of Blood and Qi.
And because I was reluctant to share that I had just had a miscarriage, guess which writer drew that story line? You still have time; you are still young. Buddha looks at the creature with pity. I thanked him for asking and waited to hear the real purpose of his call. I took a lot for granted. I found peace and children. So he pees on the mountain, to mark his territory, leave proof of his presence, and show one and all his power. In Taoism, you care about improving yourself, and you always, always embrace nature rather than damage it.
The headache was a reminder of things left undone. And there the Monkey King stays for thousands and thousands of years until a compassionate Buddha decides to give him a chance to repent by calling him on a very special journey. They have taught me humility, compassion, and the strength of the human spirit. Or that I would start thinking about it…sometime. As a Taoist, I believe that nature is not always there to serve us. Self-Acupressure points to improve reproductive circulation.
I know I did, which was often difficult since I was writing for a soap opera on the opposite coast. I first learned this lesson when I was a little boy, growing up in Taiwan. Dao: As a male health care professional working in traditional Chinese medicine with an emphasis on fertility, I have had the privilege of seeing thousands of women patients. What that means—to us, to the world—is that nature is always trying to reach homeostasis or balance. This acupuncture point is directly connected to the uterus. Every time I thought of giving up, I tried to imagine how I would feel years later. Male fertility is influenced by many factors including genetics, environment, age, injury and physical or emotional stresses.
Fortunately, you have a powerful ally in traditional Chinese medicine. Suddenly, a massive wind ripped a giant piece of tin awning from the unfinished house and sent it hurling directly toward me. I started slowly, then built up speed as I tried to purge myself of all my built-up grief before he cut me off. I have learned a lot from them. Needless to say, I ran home as fast as I could.
The next day the phone rang. Maybe some of you are reading this with the same reaction. Then he slowly opens his hand. The Monkey King is strong-willed, knows exactly what he wants, and is brilliant at what he does. I came down from the third floor and slipped out of the house. Meanwhile, I had become an expert in chemistry. There is a certainty and a pattern.
All I can say is that Chinese medicine and the underlying concept of Taoism have changed my life in ways far beyond helping me become a mother. . But you can only push nature so far. May you be as blessed. Most of the women interviewed for this book were working fulltime jobs while trying to get pregnant, and the majority of them hid the fact from their employers and coworkers. But there were times when the two became uncomfortably intermingled.
Very few of even my closest friends and family knew I was going through fertility treatments, because unlike other medical conditions, infertility can seem almost elective—at least to women who never struggled to have children. There are little changes, too. What struck me the most were the pregnant women calmly sipping tea—a sight rarely if ever seen in a fertility clinic. She co-authored Sitting Moon with Dr. But it is never truly balanced. Whenever a typhoon was expected, my mother would close the windows on the top floor of the house so that the wind had no chance to enter, for if a single window were left open, all the windows would be broken by the power of the storm. Dao over ten years ago.