Pregnancy Archives - Naturopathic Pediatrics

Thyroid Health for Moms-to-Be, Moms, and Babies

I’ve helped many women become pregnant after they’ve “failed” several rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF). It didn’t take any fancy equipment, painful procedures, or expensive […]

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Growing and Glowing: Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy

I see many pregnant women in my practice, and I love working with moms and dads to-be as they are so inspired to live and eat […]

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Pregnancy and Constipation – How to get Things Moving!

Pregnant and experiencing a change in bowel habits? Just another one of the many wonderful “woes” of pregnancy! Constipation is a frequent complaint amongst pregnant women, […]

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Food Cravings in Pregnancy – What do they mean?

Pregnancy.  That time in a woman’s life when she feels her body is not her own, and often feels like her food cravings are being driven […]

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What are Folic Acid, Folate, Methylfolate, and MTHFR, and Why Is Everyone Talking About Them?

Most folks have heard by now that women need folate / folic acid, one of the B vitamins, to grow healthy babies.  Women who do not […]

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Bacteria in the Placenta

An article was recently published in “Science Translational Medicine” entitled “The Placenta Harbors a Unique Microbiome”. The researchers collected placentas from 320 subjects and analyzed DNA […]

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