Kerry Boyle

Dr. Kerry is a licensed acupuncturist and mom of two boys in central Vermont. She stays busy as the owner of Integrative Acupuncture, a wellness center with two locations in Montpelier and Williston, where she specializes in offering Chinese medicine for women’s health, fertility, pregnancy, and pediatrics. She has had the opportunity to travel internationally, by providing acupuncture on board cruise ships worldwide, then returned home to Vermont to raise her two boys. Kerry loves to play volleyball with her team- the Acu-Punks, hang out with her kids, and generally try to surrender to the flow.

Low Milk Supply? Tips From Chinese Medicine to Improve Lactation

Striking the delicate balance of producing adequate milk supply for a newborn baby can be like walking a tightrope for some women. Traditional Chinese medicine looks at the balance of yin and yang, heat...
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The 2023 Year of the Rabbit Forecast According to the Chinese Zodiac

Hallo, Rabbit,” he said, “is that you?” "Let’s pretend it isn’t,” said Rabbit, “and see what happens. -A. A. Milne 2023 is the Year of the Yin Water Black Rabbit  If 2022’s Tiger year brought us intensity...
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Adaptive Sports Gave My Son and My Family a Renewed Love of Movement

When I receive the phone call from the snowboard instructor, I know the routine fielding this type of call. My son was having behavioral issues, crying, melting down, and not being able to follow...
Top 6 Tips to Prepare for Labor from an Acupuncturist and Holistic Childbirth Educator

Top 6 Tips to Prepare for Labor from an Acupuncturist and Holistic Childbirth Educator

Reaching the third trimester of pregnancy is exciting and possibly daunting as everyone has tips about labor. We are no different. As moms, and as health care practitioners, we have both personally experienced childbirth...
Cesarean Awareness: What To Expect when You Have a Cesarean Section Delivery

What To Expect When You Have a Cesarean Section Delivery

Happy Cesarean Section Awareness Month! Did you know 1 in 3 birthing women in the United States deliver via a cesarean section? Even if you’re planning and manifesting a vaginal birth, education is empowerment!...
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Needle Phobia: A Professional Needler Gives Tips for Needle Phobes to Get Vaccinated 

When I think of getting a shot, having blood drawn, or even going to the dentist, my heart begins to race. My palms sweat. I start to think of excuses not to go to...
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The Great Race: A Children’s Story For Chinese New Year 

Chinese New Year 2021: Year of the Ox The year of the Metal Yin Ox is about to begin. Chinese New Years are determined by the lunar, or moon, cycle, and this year, the beginning...
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Top Five Favorite Sensory Toys for Kids

Sight. Touch. Sound. Taste. Smell.  Take a deep breath and imagine yourself at your happy place. Take in everything around you- the sights, the sounds, and the aroma. Think about how your body feels in...
Stressed? Try Tapping or E.F.T. (Emotional Freedom Technique)

Stressed? Try Tapping or E.F.T. (Emotional Freedom Technique)

What Is E.F.T., the Emotional Freedom Technique, or Tapping?  EFT, or Emotional Freedom Technique, also known as tapping, is a type of meditation or therapy where an individual touches or taps certain points on their...
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Using Caffeine For ADHD Symptoms in Kids

Caffeine is not just in coffee. Today we find caffeine in energy drinks, candy bars, tea, and soda. The natural boost from caffeine releases dopamine in our brains, which adults with ADHD swear helps...
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Healing Emotional Birth Trauma From A Cesarean Section 

Some women plan their births like a wedding, imaging the beautiful, spiritual experience years before conception. Like any experience with high expectations, we may be setting ourselves up for disappointment. When a woman does not...
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Reopening My Small Business: Is Vermont Ready?

Like so many others, my small business shut its doors on March 16, 2020, and has yet to reopen. The two blurry months that followed have been full of uncertainty, desperate searches for guidance...
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Immune Boost: At-Home Care to Improve Your Immunity 

Your immune system is your body's security system and sometimes needs an immune boost. The immune system deters foreign invaders like bacteria, parasites, and other microbes that cause infections. Disorders of the immune system range...

Am I Going Crazy, or Is it Menopause? And what the Heck is Perimenopause?

Whether you’ve been longing for it or dreading it, the “change of life," or, "mental pause" is inevitable. Women have known their menstrual cycles would eventually come to an end since they began. Menopause,...