The Berkley Center

Acupuncture For Fertility in New York, NY

Acupuncture For Fertility

If you are frustrated trying to conceive, be aware that the current literature and studies have shown that acupuncture and customized herbal formulas can significantly elevate your chances of having a baby by improving egg, lining, and sperm quality.

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At The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness in the Midtown East neighborhood of Manhattan, New York, infertility specialist Mike Berkley, LAc, FABORM, provides acupuncture and customized herbal medicine formulas to improve egg, lining, and sperm quality helping our patients get pregnant and helping to avoid miscarriage. To learn more, call the New York City office and schedule your initial consult at 212-685-0985 today.
Remember this: The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness is the very first complementary reproductive medicine center to open in the United States. We’ve been helping couples with natural fertility acupuncture and customed herbs for twenty-seven years. You can rest assured that you will be evaluated, treated, and cared for by a highly trained expert in reproductive issues. We are experienced.

Become a Berkley Center patient!

And significantly increase your odds of having a take-home baby.

What can I expect from my acupuncture treatment plan?

The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness treats patients twice weekly, whether male or female. We find that once-weekly treatment is not very effective and that more than two treatments per week is unnecessary unless you are using Plan B which requires three visits per week. Our pregnant patients will continue to receive acupuncture treatment twice weekly for 13 weeks to mitigate miscarriage. The reason for this is that 90% of miscarriages occur by or before the twelfth week of conception. Once our patients reach week thirteen, 98% have a baby.
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Why use both acupuncture and herbal medicine? Why not use just one?

Acupuncture treats from the outside in, driving blood, nutrients, electrolytes, and oxygen to your follicles and eggs or testes and sperm. You’re getting treated twice weekly with acupuncture. When you add herbal medicine to the mix, you also receive treatment from the inside out. Both work synergistically and potentiate each other’s ability to succeed. Let me provide an example. If you had a splitting headache and asked your partner to massage your neck and back, your headache would probably improve in thirty to forty minutes. But, if you took two Advil and had your partner give you a massage, your headache would probably be gone in fifteen minutes. You’re treating the headache from the outside in (massage) and the inside out (Advil). This is the most effective and quickest way to achieve success. When you’re seeking acupuncture for fertility in New York City, call the experts at 212-685-0985.

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Mike Berkley, LAc, FABORM
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Mike is a licensed and board certified acupuncturist as well as a board certified herbalist. He is a fertility specialist at The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness in the Midtown East neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.

My wife and I wanted to start a family. We tried, and we failed repeatedly. I was not an acupuncturist then and had no understanding or belief in it. That did not hold much weight with my wife. We both underwent testing and found out that I had poor morphology and poor motility, and she had anti-sperm antibodies. Nancy saw an acupuncturist and herbalist, who also convinced me to go for treatment. Three months later, Nancy was pregnant. We now have a twenty-nine-year-old, healthy, happy, and successful son. This is when I became a believer. I decided to go to acupuncture school. I went for four years for acupuncture studies and then two more years to study herbal medicine. I knew from the first day at school that I wanted to specialize in treating others who were suffering from the terrible and challenging battle of infertility. I have spent the last twenty-seven years making my dream come true by helping my patient’s dreams come true. I am so grateful for the path I chose. A life dedicated to helping others has shown me a satisfaction I would have never known. I am thankful to my wife, and I am grateful to my patients.

This experience led Mike to obtain his degree in acupuncture from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine’s New York campus and his National Board Certification in herbal medicine. Equipped with the necessary license and fueled by an insatiable thirst for knowledge, Mike studied Western medical approaches and the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine about infertility treatment. Through rigorous study and invaluable clinical experience, he developed unique acupuncture protocols and proprietary herbal formulas, tailoring them to each individual or couple seeking his assistance.

What Patients Say About Us
Brooke S.Brooke S.
15:09 28 Mar 24
I wish I had known about the benefits of acupuncture when I first started my fertility journey. After an unsuccessful transfer, I did a deep search online and discovered a lot of women talking about acupuncture. After much research, I found the Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness and specifically gravitated here as they specialized only in fertility success. I was treated by Mike for pre-and post transfer sessions, as well as weekly sessions until I was Week 13. I am now in my 2nd trimester and miss my sessions with Mike. He is extremely knowledgeable in women’s reproductive health and has such a quirky personality, which I loved. I cannot say if acupuncture was the reason my 2nd transfer was a success, but it sure does not hurt especially while we are all hanging on to hope. If you are considering acupuncture, I highly recommend seeing Mike at the Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness!!!
Holly LevHolly Lev
11:59 16 Feb 24
I started working with Mike in December and he was incredibly kind and thorough! I can’t thank him enough for his compassion support and most importantly achieving success !!
Jane MoshoshoJane Moshosho
15:54 13 Feb 24
Thank you Mike for being a part of my journey, You created a ‘safe space’ for me, physically and emotionally, whenever I felt overwhelmed and stressed out. Your cordial doctor-patient relationship is amazing! I will highly recommend you to anyone who requires your acupuncture services without hesitation.
Audrey ReynoldsAudrey Reynolds
14:47 12 Feb 24
In a world of infertility unknowns, the Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness was a welcomed constant. Mike is wonderful! My fertility doctor suggested acupuncture as a stress reliever, and acupuncture was something I could do in an unexplained infertility world I was living. I admit I was hesitant because I am not good at lying still without anything to entertain me, and meditation does not come easily for me. I soon learned to relax with Mike’s guidance and therapy. He became not just my acupuncturist but my therapist, coach and friend. I started working with Mike to increase my egg quality about two years ago. He is knowledgeable in fertility medicine, and I looked forward to our sessions. I have since “graduated” from acupuncture and can excitedly report I am in my 2nd trimester! I owe a lot to Mike!
Jane A.Jane A.
16:08 05 Jan 24
I found Mike’s practice through his amazing Google reviews; and as such, I feel compelled to share my own. This is a long review, but I imagine that most of Mike’s clients, as I did, read all of his reviews before taking the steps to make an appointment. So, I wanted to share *all* about my amazing journey at the Berkley Center.I began seeing Mike in February of 2023. Having had previously favorable experiences with acupuncture, I wanted to do everything I could as we sought to have another child. Acupuncture is, of course, less invasive than many of the medical fertility procedures, so I really wanted to start here. As such, I wanted to see someone at the top of their game as a practitioner–and all of Mike’s reviews supported he was just that. And, I just wanted to be as efficient with my time as possible!Mike was extremely prompt in contacting me after my initial inquiry. He worked with my schedule; and, from the get-go, I was impressed with everything. His office is beautiful–wonderfully curated to make his clients feel as relaxed as possible. Truly, you feel like you’re in a spa! And, as a practitioner, Mike is skilled–for those on the fence about acupuncture, I assure you that with Mike, there is no discomfort at all. In fact, during many of my visits, I fell asleep.Now, I sought this practice to help me conceive. And after a few sessions (I think I had seen Mike three or four times at this point?), I thought that to be the most efficient with my time, I would see Mike while simultaneously seeing a Reproductive Endocrinologist (RE). I had my initial visit with my RE, and got the requisite bloodwork before beginning a possible journey of IUI. Well, I got a call later that day after my RE appointment that I was pregnant. So, I never actually needed to get IUI!I then continued seeing Mike, right through my 12 week mark (I think…maybe it was a few weeks more?). Of course, things were working so well that I wanted to do everything I could to ensure my pregnancy remained both viable and healthy. I asked Mike on more than one occasion if I could continue seeing him; and, this is where his character and honesty really shined. He said this wasn’t necessary, as research doesn’t support continued visits made an impact after this point of pregnancy. Here I was, willing to spend more money at his business, and he declined. I think that speaks volumes about Mike, who he is, and the kind of honest business he operates.Fast forward a few months, and I gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby boy! I do not understand the nuances of the practice of acupuncture and Eastern medicine; but, I can indeed say that all it can do is help. And, I am so grateful to Mike that his work helped me grow my family! I cannot recommend him enough!
Rasha FaisalRasha Faisal
21:28 22 Nov 23
In a world where there is very little emphasis on quality of care and as patients feel nothing more than a a number, going to Mike has been a breath of fresh air. Mike views each person as unique, and treats them as such. He takes his time to thoroughly learn about his patients, and then customizes his care based on the patient. I feel like I can always pick up the phone and call him with any questions and concerns, and he’s always more than willing to provide support. I highly highly recommend going to Mike Berkley – his many decades of experience and trustworthy knowledge is so invaluable and has helped so much in every step of my journey.
Our treatment plans
Initial Consult and Treatment: $250.00
After the consultation and first treatment, you can choose one of two ‘programs.’ if you purchase one of the programs, your initial consultation and acupuncture treatment fee are completely waived—it’s 100% free. Or you can opt to receive acupuncture treatments for $150.00 per treatment, and not opt in to one of our programs.
Program A
Twenty-six acupuncture visits for $2600.00. You will be scheduled for acupuncture treatment twice weekly until you become pregnant, and then you will be treated twice weekly for thirteen weeks to help you prevent miscarriage. Twenty-six visits are approximately three months of treatment. It takes three months for a tiny follicle to develop into a mature follicle. This is where we can shine and help improve your egg quality and increase your chances of getting pregnant. Each session is 30 minutes long.
Program B

Program B provides the most comprehensive approach to care. The cost of Program B is $3000.00.
This program includes 12 treatments (you’ll be treated three times weekly for four weeks.) We will combine acupuncture and low-level light therapy at each session. Each treatment is 60 minutes long.

Herbal Medicine
Investing in a customized herbal medicine formula designed specifically for you is another option. Herbal remedies are known for their remarkable effectiveness and complete safety. The cost of herbs varies depending on the formula written.
Acupuncture Pre and Post-Embryo Transfer Only
If you only want to receive acupuncture pre and post-embryo transfer, this service is available without investing in one of our Plans. The cost for each visit is $150.00. We are available seven days per week at any time to provide this service in Manhattan, New York City.
National and international phone consultations
These are available for $350.00. The consultation allows us to provide your acupuncturist with the proper prescription for acupuncture points. We can also create a customized herbal medicine formula designed specifically for you.
Home visits
Service is king! If you would prefer to have a specialist treat you at home, we are pleased to accommodate you. We travel anywhere in Manhattan and all the boroughs. You provide Uber there and back, and we’ll be there. Each visit is $300.00.
The Postpartum Program

Acupuncture Package: 10 Visits for $1,000

Herbal Medicine: You will receive a customized herbal medicine prescription which you can purchase from the pharmacy that we work with.
Receive acupuncture once a week for ten weeks and take herbal medicine daily. You will absolutely feel better. Relief is just a phone call away!

FAQs About Acupuncture For Fertility in New York, NY

Where do Needles go?

  1. Needles go on the legs and lower abdomen. They can also be applied in other locations, but these two areas are most often targeted.
  2. The needles are 100% sterile, safe, and painless.  They are as thick as three of your head hairs.
  3. There are no side effects.

How Does Acupuncture Help Fertility?

Acupuncture increases blood flow to the ovaries and testicles. Increased blood flow provides greater delivery of hormones, nutrients, electrolytes, and oxygen to the sperm, egg, and lining, increasing their quality and improving fertility outcomes.

When to Get Acupuncture for Fertility?

Suppose you haven’t been pregnant in 12 to 18 months. In that case, you should be evaluated by a reproductive endocrinologist for diagnostic reasons and possibly to engage in assisted reproductive medicine. At this time, you should start your treatment at The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness. Western reproductive medicine is excellent at doing IUI’s and IVF’s, but Western medicine does nothing to improve egg, lining, or sperm quality. Without healthy eggs, lining, and sperm, IVF will fail. Our mission is to enhance the quality of the egg, lining, and sperm, the components necessary to achieve a take-home baby.

How Often Should You do Acupuncture for Fertility?

We offer two treatment plans. One plan recommends being treated twice weekly. The other plan suggests 3 treatments weekly.
Contact Us

Phone: 212-685-0985


Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Midtown East, New York City, New York 16 East 40th Street, 4th floor New York, NY 10016

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