Why Every Pregnant Person Needs a Doula

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the incredible team at Helping Hands Doulas. They offer comprehensive support for you and your family every step of the way. I personally work with Helping Hands because I trust them to provide high-quality, experienced and evidence-forward care for all my patients. Read more below to learn their story and why I LOVE doulas!

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Why Every Pregnant Person Needs a Doula2019-07-17T06:37:09-05:00

Top Five Foods To Fight PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder I treat in private practice.  Typical symptoms that women with PCOS experience are very irregular periods, acne and oily skin, weight gain, insulin resistance, excessive hair growth and infertility.

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Top Five Foods To Fight PCOS2019-07-02T07:26:46-05:00

It’s beginning to look a lot like….

It’s officially December, which means I’m allowed to play Christmas music at all hours of the day in my house. I LOVE this. I swear it makes me workout harder, and study harder as I’m a sucker for the holidays. The Christmas tree, snow, time spent together by the fireplace, gifts, holiday baking and my favourite, opening the stockings!

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It’s beginning to look a lot like….2019-01-24T16:54:50-05:00

You Can Freeze What? The Ultimate Food Freezer Guide

Did you know long before I was an ND, I was a health blogger? I started blogging during my master’s because all too often people would come to me with health questions. At the time, I was a TA for medical students and I wanted to be an anatomy professor. Regardless, health had always been my passion and I was seen as the ‘health authority’ by my peers. The other day, I came across one of my old blogs. I’m now in the process of updating some amazing old posts with new relevant content that my viewers have […]

You Can Freeze What? The Ultimate Food Freezer Guide2019-01-24T16:54:50-05:00

When You’re Not Carrying to Term: Everything You Need to Know About Miscarriage Prevention

Approximately 15-25% of all pregnancies end in a spontaneous abortion, which is the natural death of an embryo prior to 20 weeks of gestation. The cause is most often due to chromosomal and genetic abnormalities, meaning the fetus was not viable outside of the uterine environment. When a person experiences two or more miscarriages in a row, the term recurrent pregnancy loss is used.  A proper work-up, family history and assessment for risk factors can help with future miscarriage prevention.

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When You’re Not Carrying to Term: Everything You Need to Know About Miscarriage Prevention2019-01-24T16:54:50-05:00