NATUROPATHY

Naturopathy, or naturopathic medicine, is a form of alternative medicine. It employs an array of pseudoscientific practices branded as "natural", "non-invasive", or promoting "self-healing". The practices of naturopaths, the practitioners of naturopathic medicine, vary widely and are difficult to generalize.

Services offered include:

Perinatal and Pediatric 

 

Prenatal

You may be starting to think about having a family but are curious as to what you can do to be in your best health. Dr. Almon can prepare you so you can have a super baby!

This can be accomplished by the following:

  • Investigating and addresses any heavy metals, nutrient deficiencies or imbalances and hormonal imbalances through blood, dried urine and saliva.

  • Supporting ideal hormonal wellness

  • Considering cleanses or liver detoxification

  • Providing information on effective stress management strategies

Pregnancy

May you glow from the inside out throughout your entire 9 months! Our ND can help support any discomforts you can experience during this journey. Some issues pregnant women have that naturopathic medicine addresses:

  • Emotional stress

  • Nausea/vomitting

  • Constipation

  • Fatigue

  • Insomnia

  • Immune support

  • iron Deficiency

  • Leg cramps

 

Birth and Labour Preparation

Knowledge is power! Having witnessed countless labours as a birth doula for 15 years, Dr. Almon loves to equip her mommies and partners with coping strategies and set them up for successful labours. 

  • Includes education on comfort techniques during labour (breathing, massage, acupressure)

  • Helpful dietary considerations for end of pregnancy

  • Hypnotherapy to help encourage ideal position for baby for birth (head down vertex position)

  • Acupuncture for mom to help encourage cervical dilation and ease into efficient labour

  • Acupuncture to help avoid postdates labour

  • Postpartum and Beyond

 

Whether you are in the stages of breastfeeding or are focused on getting your hormones and body back in idea shape, Dr. Almon is here to provide support and education.

 

Postnatal

A bonding time for the family, Dr. Almon loves to help support bonding with new babes and nourish new moms or moms of many after birth.

This can include:

  • Healing scars

  • Fatigue

  • Low milk supply

  • Anemia

  • Abnormal thyroid function

 

The mama can often be considered as the air traffic controller of the household. We want her to feel her best on all levels (physically, emotionally, spiritually). 

 

Well Baby Visits
A new baby is an exciting and wonderful addition to the family. With these changes to family dynamics there certainly will be a steep learning curve.


There are many ways that we can help with optimizing baby’s growth and development as well as supporting mom in the first year.

  • Lactation support

  • Checking in on milestones and growth

  • Support with food introduction

  • Assistance with any skin issues (eczema)
     

Well Child Visits

Here are some of the things that are addresses at Well Child Visits:

  • Sleep hygiene

  • Child nutrition

  • Supporting health

  • Back to school essentials

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