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Meet Dr Spence Pentland

Mission & Vision: ‘optimize the health of my clients, increase peoples chances of healthy conception, build happy families, and help cultivate a healthy fertile world.’

Dr. Pentland is founder of the Yinstill Reproductive Wellness and Yinstill’s IVF Acupuncture group, available 7 days a week for on-site embryo transfer and acupuncture treatments at the Pacific Centre for Reproductive Medicine (PCRM), Grace Fertility, and Genesis Fertility Centre in British Columbia, Canada. Further demonstrating his commitment to reproductive health, he is a devoted member of CFAS (Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society), and ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine). And, as the former president of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Association of British Columbia and the provincial BC TCM quality assurance committee, Dr. Pentland is well respected by peers and patients alike. He remains actively involved in educating healthcare colleagues and the public on the powerful benefits of Chinese medicine & acupuncture, working steadily on the integration of ancient Daoist wisdom into modern western life as a way to build awareness about reproductive health. This compassionate expertise is reflected in patient testimonials.

Since 2004 I have seen the profound effect that infertility has on women and couples. It touches on something so fundamental to our being human that the emotional depths experienced are unlike any other. Looking through the lens of infertility I have gained intimate insights into the functioning of the body and human spirit. I feel blessed to have been a part of so many journeys toward the creation of family and feel the world needs to know more of these struggles so that we can all better support those who are hurting beyond comprehension.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPEMENT CERTIFICATIONS

Certified in the principles and practice of Acupoint Injection Therapy (SAIT) 
Combining TCM and IVF to Improve Clinical Outcomes – Jane Lyttleton
Treating Complex Gynecological Conditions with Evidence-based Acupuncture – Elisabet Stener-Victorin
High-Performance Summit – Darren Hardy
Acupuncture during Pregnancy: safe and ethical practice – Claudia Citkovitz
Treating Irregular Menstrual Bleeding – Sharon Weizenbaum
Management of High Risk Pregnancy Conditions – David Bray
Physiology & Pathology of Gynecology – Giovanni Maciocia
Treatment protocols for Menopause and Endometriosis – Kiiko Matsumoto
Chinese medicine approach to the treatment of Poor Ovarian Reserve – Brandon Horn
Clinical problems and solutions in Oriental Reproductive medicine – Dr. Daoshing Ni
Treatment strategies for PCOS, Weight Loss, & type 2 Diabetes – Sharon Weizenbaum
Allergic and Autoimmune diseases – Mazin Al-Khafaji
Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth – Debra Betts

Treating Infertility with Chinese medicine – Bob Flaws
Masters class in Diagnosis – Bob Flaws
East meets West in Reproductive medicine – Mike Berkley
The Infertility Cure – Chinese wellness program – Randine Lewis
Men’s Health and Fertility – Peter Deadman
Integrating acupuncture and IVF – Diane Cridennda and Dr. Paul Magarelli
Treatment of Infertility with Chinese medicine – Jane Lyttleton
Yang School lecture series Part 1 – Dr. Liu Fang
Advanced acupuncture in pregnancy – Jean Levesque
Certified Western herbalist – Packard School of Nutrition
Courageous conversations – Justice Institute
Biology of Empowerment – Dr. Lee Pulos
Secrets of Chinese Pulse Diagnosis – Bob Flaws and Honora Lee Wolfe
Treatment of Pediatric Cough – Jake Fratkin

In 2015 Spence published
Being Fertile

10 Steps to Help You Overcome the Struggles of Infertility, Get Pregnant, and Create a Happy, Healthy Family. A book written to provide hope, tools and resources for women and couples experiencing difficulty starting or expanding their families.

FERTILITY OPTIMIZATION

PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION

Spence is currently looking to participate in podcasts, magazine articles, media and speaking events that provide real life advice and support to families looking to conceive.

SPENCE’S TOP TOPICS

  • Real life advice and top take home tips for our listeners
  • Digging deep into important topics such as supplements, diet, exercise, mental-emotional well-being, spiritual health
  • Complementary and alternative medical treatments
  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Male factor infertility

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