Constipation while pregnant?

3 Jun
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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 and am SO CONSTIPATED. What can I safely take/do to help?” Answer from Dr. Almon ND:Constipation in pregnancy is a common concern in the 1st…

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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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1 Apr
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Naturopathic Treatments for Babies with Eczema

As a Naturopathic Doctor in Mississauga I have many mothers asking me what the best creams or salves are for their baby’s dry skin. Sometimes the baby’s dry skin is due to harsh weather and other times it is eczema. What is eczema? Eczema is a skin condition typically related…

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