Maternal Age How can acupuncture help women 40 years and over get pregnant? Improves ovarian function. After 3 to 6 months of acupuncture treatment, women can improve their egg quality. Improves adrenal gland function, so women can produce more progesterone to improve their luteal phase. Improves thyroid function. Balances the nervous system to heal ovarian cysts. Improves blood flow to the ovaries and uterus, so your uterus lining is just right for implantation. Balances immune function, so women will not produce antibodies to attack the sperm and fertilized eggs. Improves digestive function, so women can absorb minerals and vitamins more efficiently, helping their body produce more balanced hormones. Relaxes uterus muscles to prevent miscarriages due to advanced maternal age.