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Feeling the ‘heat’ on your overdue due date?

25 Jun
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For most pregnant women, their baby’s do not arrive on their expected due date or are overdue. This can make the mom to be begin to feel the ‘heat’. The ‘heat’ can be pressure from their own expectations and medical expectations as well as from family and friends. There can be many reasons why an expectant mom can go overdue; baby is not in an ideal position, mom is tired or sick, and the list…

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19 Jun

Memories of South America Salad

Naturopathic Doctor Approved RecipeThis Memories of South America Salad is a fantastic salad paired with some bbq’d veggies and bison burgers!This dish is bursting with fresh flavours and will not disappoint!Let us know if you enjoyed it. Great for the patio or at the cottage. MEMORIES OF SOUTH AMERICA SALAD 1 can of black beans—rinsed1 cup of cooked non-GMO corn2 mangos—chopped into big pieces2 avocados—chopped into big pieces6-10 medium cooked *shrimp (cooled)3 tablespoons of flax oilJuice from 2 limessalt and pepper to taste Combine above “dry” ingredients. Whisk lime juice, flax oil, salt and pepper. Pour liquid over everything and gently stir and serve! Delicious!…

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10 Jun

Back pain while pregnant

We often see pregnant women at our Chiropractic clinic in Mississauga who are having difficulty with back pain. The changes in the body as well as the new baby can create difficulties for the back. Fortunately, the pain should not be there for the entire pregnancy and should continue to…

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3 Jun

Constipation while pregnant?

As a Naturopathic doctor and doula in Mississauga I often get questions from my pregnant patients regarding what can be taken safely for constipation or if they are constipated. Here is an example question and how I answered: Question: “I’m pregnant with my first baby and into my 2nd trimester…

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