Camilla Oakes

4.7 out of 5
I started to see Ali when I was starting IVF treatment. I had tried all fertility treatments but with no success – IVF was our last hope. I had heard about an increase in success rates when women had used acupuncture whilst receiving treatment and decided to give it a go. I was surprised by Ali’s knowledge of the procedures and found it extremely helpful to be able to discuss it with someone so well informed as well as receiving the acupuncture. I’m now writing this review with my baby boy in my arms – he is adorable and has already managed to turn our lives upside down!!

At the end of my pregnancy I again had sessions with Ali to help prepare my body for the birth. Unfortunately I had to be induced due to my baby not having enough fluid around him. Like most women I really didn’t want to be induced…I had heard about the prolonged painful labour. Luckily this was not the case for me, the labour went really well and in just over 4 hours my baby was born without the need for an epidural…it was a fantastic experience and I would do it again tomorrow. I believe that the acupuncture I had helped my body be prepared for the labour which made it so easy. I would encourage anyone either having fertility treatment or in preparation for birth to have acupuncture I can’t speak highly enough of the support and treatment I received from Ali.