Creating smarter babies in 2020

2 Apr
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Creating smarter babies in 2020 A very interesting and alarming study was done on cell phone use in pregnant and postpartum mom’s and the effect on children. While there are always other factors that can play a role, the results of the study showed that compared to mother’s who didn’t use cellphones during their pregnancy, those who did had children with: 49% increase in behavioural problems 35% increase in hyperactivity 34% increase in peer related…

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1 Apr

Stress Busters

Stress Busters Five finger breathing–this is a great simple exercise for everyone in the family. It helps to do this 1-2 times/day to keep cortisol levels in check and allow for serotonin to soar. My kids taught me this one! Enjoy For more information on how to keep you and…

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25 Mar

A Fresh Perspective

A Fresh Perspective “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.” – Marcel Proust This is a great exercise I often ask my patients to do when we are in a visit. I call it the “Balance Circle”. It’s a tool to…

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24 Mar

Let’s not be nearsighted on this issue

Here below is a great article on increased screen time and it’s connection with myopia-otherwise known as nearsightedness. You may or may not have been aware of this nearsighted condition and an initial response may be -“what’s the issue with that?” The issue with myopia is that it significantly increases…

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20 Mar

Potty Talk

Potty Talk Yes we are talking about it and you don’t have to blush—a question I ask all of my patients, “How are your bowel movements?” Some people start by saying, ‘normal’. I ask what that means. The answers varies from 1x/day to 1x/week(!) Truth be told, it is ideal…

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16 Mar

Fire up that Immune System

Fire up that Immune System There are so many herbs, vitamins and wonderful natural products that help to boost the lymphocytes when fighting colds and flus. Here below are some of my favourite immune system natural products that we have at our Mississauga Naturopathic clinic! I have many organized mommies…

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