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Dr Sharmaine Nicholson

Carlton Wellness Centre / Practitioners / Dr Sharmaine Nicholson

Chinese Medicine Practitioner
BA Health Science/Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture & Herbs)
APRHA CMR0001740003 ATMS23578

Sharmaine is one of Melbourne’s leading fertility acupuncturists and is a traditional Chinese medicine herbalist successfully helping couples conceive for the past 15 years.

She has worked with fertility patients (both male and female) to assist with – pregnancy support, pre-birth preparation and women’s health.

Sharmaine joined The Fertility Pod at its inception and brings her wealth of clinical experience and success of helping couples get pregnant and stay pregnant, naturally and/or by supporting IVF and other assisted reproduction protocols.  Her Chinese medical experience and her current midwifery studies brings to her treatments a broad understanding of both eastern and western philosophies.

She can provide the treatment and support you need to help you navigate your fertility treatment more successfully prevent miscarriage support pregnancy and guide you through each trimester prepare for labour with pre-birth preparation.

Sharmaine concentrates on balancing the reproductive system and hormones, and reducing stress for both men and women. Her treatments are focused on each patients specific clinical presentation. Every patient is different and every patient is given the differentiated care and attention they need.

She utilizes acupuncture, herbal medicine, supplements, nutritional guidance and lifestyle counseling.  Sharmaine works in conjunction with the patient’s doctor and health care provider to achieve the fastest, most beneficial results, and endeavours to create a healthy balance of natural and allopathic practices in their lives.

Sharmaine has found that male and female co-treatment brings about the best results for conception, reduced miscarriage, a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. She believes that healthy mums and dads to be have the best chance of making healthy babies.

Patients feel confident with Sharmaine’s natural, relaxed manner and her knowledge.  She is well versed in the IVF journey and assisted reproductive protocols/medications working closely with doctors and various IVF clinics in Melbourne.

Sharmaine is also committed to helping people live happier, healthier lives with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine treating common ailments like colds and flus, immunity issues such as hayfever, headaches, and digestive disorders to name but a few.

Qualifications & Awards

Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine)

Awarded scholarship for a clinical internship at the renowned Kyung Hee University Hospital in Seoul. During this time she received specialist clinical training in the gynecology/reproductive health, pulmonary, endocrine, pediatric, hepatic and opthamalogy departments.