Tips for Increasing Breastmilk Supply

The primary reason why women discontinue breastfeeding in the first few months is inadequate supply of breastmilk. With breastfeeding being so important, the more we can do to provide breastfeeding moms with the supports they need, the better for individual and community health! As long as baby is growing and developing normally, and has normal … Read more Tips for Increasing Breastmilk Supply

Running Out of Steam? 2 Reasons Why Your Doctor Didn’t Tell You to Take More Iron

If you’ve ever made an appointment with your doctor to discuss fatigue, brain fog, heavy periods or a loss of your healthy stamina, she probably checked you for anemia, and for good reason. Women lose blood and iron with every period, and as many as 90% of us don’t consume enough iron to meet our … Read more Running Out of Steam? 2 Reasons Why Your Doctor Didn’t Tell You to Take More Iron

Naturopathic Labor Induction

Naturopathic perinatal care includes supporting the spontaneous onset of labor, which helps to prevent the use of a cascade of medical interventions that may compromise the overall birthing experience for mother and child. “Naturopathic induction” involves strategies that support spontaneous, efficient labor by respecting and working with your body’s and the baby’s natural timing. Perinatal … Read more Naturopathic Labor Induction

Healing PMS Naturally: natural relief from premenstrual syndrome

Many women come to my office for help with premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Naturopathically speaking, the good news is that PMS is treatable.  If you have moderate to severe PMS symptoms almost every month, or if your PMS symptoms interfere with your ability to enjoy your relationships or activities, please know that this is “common”, but not … Read more Healing PMS Naturally: natural relief from premenstrual syndrome

Healing Colic: Probiotics for Infant Digestive and Immune Health

If you’re the parent of an infant, you may be all too aware that the “rule of threes” – crying for more than three hours per day, for more than three days per week, for longer than three weeks – spells colic. Infant colic is a common concern that causes suffering among infants and significant … Read more Healing Colic: Probiotics for Infant Digestive and Immune Health