Standards & Affiliations

Last updated: May 2nd, 2018 at 07:25 pm

At MARA, all patients are looked after by trained experts in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine who are up to date in Western Medicine approaches to reproductive medicine (such as IVF, ICSI, IMSI, FET, IUI, etc.). Our Acupuncture team is trained by some of the most well known fertility acupuncture experts from around the world.

MARA Fertility Acupuncture Specialist Clinic Standard

In Ireland we set a unique standard of practice excellence by solely specialising in Acupuncture for Fertility. You can trust that when we say we specialise in fertility, we genuinely mean it; we only treat fertility. The benefit for you is that because all of our time and attention is focused on reproduction, day after day, patient after patient, we’ve become very good at making a difference in people’s fertility journey. There’s simply nothing more rewarding to us than helping people to have a child. General acupuncturists in Ireland refer their fertility patients to us for our specialised care. At MARA, we integrate all of our expert training with the most up to date acupuncture research protocols, we have unparalleled day to day clinical experience; we maintain relationships with IVF Clinics in Ireland to increase your chances for pregnancy whether it be through trying to conceive naturally or with assistance such as IVF or Clomid.  As Fertility Acupuncture Specialists we provide a modern day approach to treating infertility and providing pregnancy support.

AFN: Acupuncture Fertility Network

We have successfully completed the Acupuncture Fertility Network Training and have all the required qualifications and criteria to be a member of the Acupuncture Fertility Network.

AFPA: Acupuncture Foundation Professional Association

MARA Clinic founder Linda Ryan is a member in good standing with the Acupuncture Foundation Professional Association of Ireland. The Acupuncture Foundation Professional Association of Ireland is the largest Regulatory Body for the Practice of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in Ireland. The AFPA is also a member of The European Traditional Chinese Medicine Association.

Zita West Trained

When we joined Zita West’s Affiliated Acupuncture Network, the clinic’s acupuncturist received training in Zita West’s  approach to  reproductive health as well as the diagnostic processes and treatment protocols followed at her London IVF clinic.

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