About acupuncture & Ilana

Acupuncture, Chinese medicine and natural healing support for:

  • IVF, IUI and clomid
  • acupuncture for endometriosis
  • acupuncture for PCOS
  • acupuncture for infertility
  • acupuncture for pre-conception care
  • acupuncture miscarriage
  • acupuncture for period pain
  • acupuncture for immunity
  • acupuncture for pain
  • musculoskeletal issues
  • pregnancy acupuncture Ivanhoe & Melbourne
  • acupuncture breech and posterior baby
  • acupuncture support high risk pregnancies
  • induction acupuncture
  • acupuncture for stress, anxiety & depression
  • acupuncture skin
  • Acupuncture & herbs for post-partum
  • mother warming
  • acupuncture for breastfeeding, mastitis & low milk supply
  • acupuncture for scars & post-surgical healing

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Ilana Sowter is an experienced & registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine practitioner with special interests in women’s health, fertility, pregnancy & beyond. She is a double-degree graduate, Masters student (RMIT), speaker and writer in Ivanhoe, Melbourne.

“I find that many of my patients have underlying beliefs and emotional challenges that prevent them achieving their health goals. With acupuncture, nutritional, herbal support and coaching I help them achieve their goals and live life empowered.”

Ilana is experienced at treating:

Fertility (female & male), IVF support, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, wellbeing in pregnancy, high risk pregnancy support, acupuncture induction for labour, breech baby, posterior position, acne, musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, stress, pain, post-partum recovery and issues to menopause. Acupuncture is also good for many conditions ranging from hay fever, asthma, poor immunity, gut issues, and other general conditions serving Ivanhoe, Melbourne.

Education

Ilana holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) from Endeavour College Melbourne, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne and is currently studying a Masters degree of Applied Health (Chinese Herbal Medicine) at RMIT University.

Experience

Ilana spent her early career working with Ngaio Richards at Sydney’s House of Fertility and Healing and later at Fertile Ground Health Group; Melbourne’s premium collaboration of health practitioners. She understands the importance of being your health practitioner while working in collaboration with you GP, specialist and naturopath.

Registrations

Ilana is a member of AACMA, and is registered with the Australian government’s AHPRA body.

Research

Ilana devotes much of her time researching anecdotal evidence and current trends in natural health and fertility, along with attending seminars, holding workshops and writing articles to educate her patients and the wider community.

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@Ilana Sowter Acupuncture Melbourne, Ivanhoe, Northern suburbs

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