Meet Dr. Andrea Schmutz infertility and woman's health specialist at Center for Integrative Medicine | Center for Integrative Medicine, Aventura, Miami, Fl

Meet Dr. Andrea Schmutz infertility and woman's health specialist at Center for Integrative Medicine

Nothing is more important than experience... The acupuncture treatment program for Infertility / IVF support at the Center for Integrative Medicine in Aventura Florida is facilitated by Switzerland native Andrea Schmutz AP, DOM. Andrea has over 13 years experience as a registered nurse in South Florida before completing her studies as aDoctor of Oriental Medicine and Diplomate in Oriental Medicine, certified by the NCCAOM.


Not only is she one of the top acupuncture fertility specialists in South Florida, she is also the Director of Nursing at Plantation Surgery and Nurse Supervisor atFertility and Genetics in Plantation Florida, where she oversees all Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) surgeries. With such vast and diverse experience, Andrea has extensive knowledge of fertility from both a western and eastern perspective. Andrea blends the best of east and west, using the "whole body" holistic health approach.
Andrea now practices holistic medicine for infertility at the Center for Integrative Medicine inAventura Florida, where she provides nurturing and quality acupuncture treatments for infertility and female reproductive health. 



Acupuncture is also clinically proven to provide excellent IVF support to those undergoing ART procedures (increasing chance of pregnancy by 30 - 40%). If you are undergoing IVF or IUI, we can help you increase your chances of a successful implantation and pregnancy.
Acupuncture can also prevent miscarriage after a successful IVF transfer. We encourage our patients to continue treatment throughout their first trimester. Research also suggests that acupuncture and Chinese herbs alone, even without assisted reproductive technologies such as IVF, can greatly increase your chances of conception.
We will work with each patient to find the right solutions and get you on the path to fertility!
There are many benefits of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of infertility. Not only does acupuncture and Chinese herbs assist in regulating a woman's menstrual cycle and invigorating a man's sperm, but treatment also enhances and strengthens the function of the whole body. This holistic approach to promoting health and vitality provides the pathway to healing. This holistic and natural way of treating infertility is completely safe and effective.



Acupuncture can increase your chances of conception if your infertility is due to any of the following:
  • Amenorrhea
  • Elevated FSH levels
  • Endometriosis
  • Dysmennorhea
  • Irregular Menstrual Cycles
  • LPD - Luteal Phase Defect
  • PID - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • POF - Premature Ovarian Failure
  • PCOS - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Stress, anxiety
  • Poor Egg Quality
  • Thin Unresponsive Endometrium
  • Cervical and Uterine Factors
  • Immunological Factors
  • Fallopian Tube Factors - such as blockages
  • Ovulation Factors


Acupuncture fertility treatments CAN increase your chances of pregnancy through natural conception, IVF, IUI, and other Assisted Reproductive Techniques because it has been shown (in clinical trials) to:
  • Regulate and stabilize hormone levels
  • Facilitate production of more follicles
  • Increase blood flow to the uterus and ovaries
  • Thicken the endometrial lining
  • Reduce chances of miscarriage
  • Prevent postpartum depression
  • Strengthen the immune system and your overall health
  • Reduce stress, anxiety and tension, keeping you relaxed
  • Help you absorb nutrients better and maintain your ideal weight
  • Improve sleep patterns