Source : House Beautiful
In case you've been off the grid for the past few months, HGTV's Christina Anstead and her husband, Wheeler Dealers star Ant Anstead are expecting a baby boy, and it's the couple's first child together, but their fifth collectively. After struggling with infertility due to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the Christina on the Coast star believed she couldn't have any more children...until she went to an acupuncturist, she says.
After struggling to conceive her second child with ex-husband and Flip or Flop co-star Tarek El Moussa, Christina never believed she could get pregnant again. She told People in their latest issue that because of the stress she was under, she wanted to give acupuncture a go to help her deal with it. "I explained to the woman that I had polycystic ovaries. She told me, 'Oh, I used to have that too. I think I can [help]," Christina told the magazine. Not even a week later, the soon-to-be mama of five conceived.
Though Christina says she knows acupuncture won't necessarily help everyone struggling with infertility, professionals report it does have a positive effect on some women with infertility. According to the American Pregnancy Association, "acupuncture, frequently combined with herbal medicine, has been used for centuries to treat some, but not all, causes of infertility."
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