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miscarriage

(re-posted from Olive Fertility Center, April 20, 2019) I don't read fiction very often.  I read scientific journals, non-fiction works, autobiographies and the like.  I'm not much for the un-real.  I've never been invited to join a book club and would certainly decline the invitation unless it was for non-fiction works (or there was good food [...]

April 20th, 2019|News|

ethical dilemmas

(re-posted from Olive Fertility Center, March 19, 2019) In reproductive medicine we face ethical dilemmas regularly.  Nearly every week we navigate questions about treating when the chance of success might be futile, when the treatment might pose risk that exceeds the benefit, when patients ask for care that is outside of societal norms, and more. [...]

March 19th, 2019|News|

environmental toxins

(re-posted from Olive Fertility Center, March 19, 2019) Are we going to hell in a handbag?  My mother thought so, mostly because I had terrible manners, poor posture and listened to music that was too loud. I’m in LA this week and I am starting to wonder if my mother was right, though.  The air [...]

March 19th, 2019|News|

what if?

(re-posted from Olive Fertility Center, February 17, 2019) My parents made me suspicious of insurance. They weren't necessarily optimistic people, but they just felt they could handle bad outcomes themselves and didn't trust that insurance help with be forth coming in the event of a disaster. They were mistrustful of those who were selling something [...]

February 17th, 2019|News|

Why do we need so many sperm?

(re-posted from Olive Fertility Center, January 4, 2019 ) Happy 2019! Looking back at my blogs, it seems the most popular ones are the simplest. The ones where I attempt to explain the every day questions of infertility. Sure, chatting about fancy lab treatments like PGT-A is exciting, but most people are hoping they will never [...]

January 4th, 2019|News|

BEING FERTILE – Fertility Wellness Workshop

Join Spence Pentland, Dr. TCM, founder of Yinstill Reproductive Wellness & author of BEING FERTILE, as he outlines the 10 natural steps to help you overcome the struggles of infertility, get pregnant, and create a happy healthy family. Thursday June 21st 7:00 - 8:00pm Kelowna Regional Fertility Centre 1630 Pandosy St, Kelowna Admission is FREE [...]

May 24th, 2018|News|