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Invaluable part of both my IVF and first trimester journey

"Dr Pentland quickly became "Spence" such is his easy-to-be-around manner. He clearly has a passion for helping couple's achieve their goals, and that is, the successful birth of a wee monkey. Or in my case, a not so wee monkey. His optimism and expertise made him an invaluable part of both my IVF and first trimester journeys."

- Mary-Jo Dionne

Gratitude

I appreciate your time with the holistic support I received over the winter and spring. Having someone listen me as I debrief each week has helped too. I haven't been to a clinic like Yinstill where it's warm, welcoming and very supportive. Thanks to you and your team for all you do in supporting my health. Just wanted to share my thoughts in how you all make a difference for me weekly.

Unexplained infertility and several unsucessful IVFs

My husband and I decided to have a child when I was 30. We stopped BCP, but nothing happened! After 7 months of trying we went to see the doctor and she did all possible tests, which came back completely normal. The following 6 years we did not use any birth control and I got pregnant 3 times - all miscarriages. Fertility clinics labeled me with "unexplained infertility". At age 36 we tried a few IUI - no result. We moved on to IVF.

IVF support

I came to Sean for IVF Support during my medicated fertility cycle. Only one ovary was responding to the medication and the other was responding, but not as much as we had hoped. After two sessions to increase blood flow to my uterus my next ultrasound showed that BOTH ovaries were responding well and I had 18 mature follicles for egg harvesting. I could not be happier. I highly recommend him. He is very gentle & kind, and a great listener. I will use him for any future issues including during this pregnancy! i truely believe I owe this pregnancy to Dr.Quigley. Thank you so much!!

I Now Have 2 Beautiful Sons...

In 2005 after a failed IVF treatment and emotionally drained from struggling with infertility, I decided to try acupuncture along with my fertility treatments. I did not know anything about acupuncture but simply wanted to make sure I was covering all the bases. The thing I feared most was failure and I needed to know I had done all I could possibly do. What I did not expect was the profound impact acupuncture would have on me.

My back feels better and my libido is higher !

I have been a patient of Dr.Pentland's for the past 2 months. My weekly treatments are specific to lower back problems and infertility. These visits have been beneficial in helping me feel less stressed and more relaxed. I have noticed a dramatic decrease in my lower back pain with each visit. I have also noticed an increase in my libido since the start of my treatments. I would recommend acupuncture to anyone who wants to find balance in their bodies whether it's back pain or infertility. Thank you Dr.Pentland

E

Deeply knowledgeable and sincerely caring

Deeply knowledgeable and sincerely caring, Dr. Fisher and the team at Yinstill have been wonderful.

I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for reproductive wellness professionals. ~ JR

The best health care experience I have ever had...

Before I saw Dr. Pentland I was always a bit wary of chinese medicine mostly due to a lack of understanding. However, now I can honestly say that it was the best health care experience I have ever had. Dr. Pentland is a warm and intuitive person, but what I was most impressed by was his sound knowledge base which includes but is not limited to; nutrition, physiology, reproductive health, mental health and chinese interventions. I came to see him because I had decided to get pregnant and wanted to start the adventure on it's healthiest course. I had been off of an i.u.d.

Spence was recommended by PCRM...

When I first decided to do acupuncture before ivf I was not sure if it would help but thought I'm desperate so after reading up on the Internet along with the thousand other articles I read I decided it was worth a try. Spence was recommended by Pcrm and I wanted someone who worked with their team. My back story is that we had tried to have a baby for 3 years with 3 failed attempts with iui. We were only planning to do ivf 1 time (so we said but you never know) so I was willing to try anything. Going into I never expected to achieve the sense of serenity I had.

Care during Pregnancy

Sean was wonderful with my care of my needs while I was pregnant and wanting to ensure a healthy and safe pregnancy and of course a safe delivery. Thanks for everything Sean. Baby Liv is also grateful! ;)

Stress relief during a very Stressful time

The acupuncture from Sean was great for stress relief during a very stressful time. I truly felt that it allowed me to experience total relaxation which I'm sure helped to bring about a positive result. The environment is calm and soothing and the staff are caring and professional. Would absolutely recommend.
AH

Help With Fertility

I’ve been seeing Sean for about 5 months now to help with fertility. It has been a really great experience working with Sean. He is a great listener and an excellent practitioner and I think that working with him has been pivotal in helping us get pregnant. Whether it is practical advice or tips, or encouraging words combined with the acupuncture, it has been a truly positive experience and I don’t think I would be at this place now without him. I’d highly recommend getting treatment from Sean.

Help with Restless Leg Syndrome

Thoughtful and welcoming: Restless legs at night had been driving me crazy for months, when I finally decided to try acupuncture. My first time, so naturally i was apprehensive. So impressed that Sean took time to research issue and offer some great insights (an iron test) that my family doctor never suggested. He was right about the iron, and I could definitely changes in energy in my over-stimulated legs and mind. He was also non-judge-y about suggesting lifestyle changes. Every appointment was very relaxing, and after 5 sessions over a month, no more restless legs!!

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