25 Jun
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Feeling the ‘heat’ on your overdue due date?

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…

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19 Jun
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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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3 Jun
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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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10 May
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Doula or a Midwife

Is it best to use a doula or a midwife? The question to use a doula or a midwife for you birth isn’t one or the other as they have different roles in your care. This can be confusing for many people, which is understandable as they are both a…

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24 Apr
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How to pick a Doula for your birth

Taking the time to pick a doula for your birth is an important step in building the team you want to be present at your labour. Here are some tips and ideas from ‘babylist’ on what you can ask your Naturopathic doula when you meet:https://www.babylist.com/hello-baby/doula-interview-questions After all is said and…

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8 Apr
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Difficulty Sleeping? Try these tips from our...

As a Naturopathic Doctor in Mississauga, I commonly work with patients on sleep issues, including difficulty sleeping and insomnia. Counting sheep not working? Having difficulty sleeping? Try these sleep tips Poor sleep or insomnia can lead to poor energy, poor memory and performance at work. Avoiding stimulants such as chocolate,…

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