The Tao of Fertility: A Healing Chinese Medicine Program to Prepare Body, Mind, and Spirit for New Life

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An esteemed doctor who has helped countless women achieve their dream of having a child offers his program for enhancing fertility through traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Dr. Daoshing Ni, descended from more than 70 generations of Taoist masters, has achieved renown among high-tech infertility specialists, TCM practitioners, and his many devoted patients. The Tao of Fertility is the first book combining a practical plan for conceiving using TCM with empowering Taoist principles that can carry you through pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond. 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.
  • and much more
Enriched by moving stories of women who became pregnant using TCM, this is a compassionate, comprehensive handbook.

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“I highly recommend this book to both laypersons and health care providers.” (--Deepak Chopra, author of Perfect Health: The Complete Mind Body Guide)

“Dr. Daoshing Ni has given these ancient methods to the modern world.” (--Jordan M. Phillips, M.D., Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Board, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists)

“This is a must-read for all couples approaching this sometimes long, fatiguing journey to a ‘New Life’.” (--Richard P. Marrs, M.D., Managing Partner, California Fertility Partners)

“. . .important, informative. . . Dr. Dao is a trusted, wise teacher. Learn from him!” (--Judith Orloff, M.D., author of Positive Energy)

“. . .calming, sensitive, knowledgeable, and inspiring. . . .a great introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine.” (--Mary Lou Ballweg, President/Executive Director, Endometriosis Association)

About the Author:

Daoshing Ni, D.O.M, L.Ac., Ph.D., is a noted doctor of Oriental medicine and a licensed acupuncturist. Cofounder of the Tao of Wellness, Inc., he lives in Los Angeles.



Dana Herko has written for both television and film. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 231 x 183 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. With infertility statistics soaring, a growing number of women are embracing natural approaches to enhance fertility and de-stress during rigorous, emotionally draining treatments. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is powerful in supporting fertility because it treats body, mind, and spirit - all must be strong to conceive. The Tao of Fertility is the first book combining a practical plan for conceiving using TCM with empowering Taoist principles that can carry the reader not just through pregnancy and birth, but through life in general. Readers learn to boost their chances of conception as Dr. Dao shares the dietary plans, recipes, herbal supplements, meditative exercises, and self-applied acupressure he uses so successfully with his patients. The methods are inexpensive and accessible. A detailed questionnaire helps women discover their personal fertility profile, followed by methods to calm and strengthen the body to receive and nourish new life.Enriched by powerful stories of women who became pregnant using TCM, this is a compassionate, comprehensive handbook. It includes: a questionnaire assessing fertility potential; a 28-Day fertility enhancement program synchronized to the menstrual cycle; fertility-enhancing herbs; simple meditations and acupressure points to improve reproductive circulation and relaxation; how to map your fertility using Chinese methods of diagnosis; eating plans for pregnancy, postpartum, and while breastfeeding. Chapters on specific fertility challenges, with stories from women who became pregnant by incorporating Dr. Dao s methods into their treatment; the Taoist perspective on pregnancy loss, adoption, surrogacy, egg donors, and living without children. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780061137853

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