Pre-Natal & Post-Natal Care
Naturopathic Medicine is well-equipped to deal with all aspects of pregnancy, from conception to child-birth, as well as difficulties such as infertility.
This type of care focuses on the well-being and health of both parents. Optimizing health prior to conception and during pregnancy can dramatically affect the health and well-being of your unborn baby.
Congratulations! You’ve decided you want to become pregnant! This is an exciting time and Naturopathic Medicine can be a cornerstone for creating a healthy and happy environment for your new addition.
During this time the treatment protocol will be individualized, but can include acupuncture to help regulate the cycle, nutritional counselling, detoxification after birth control, stress reduction, proper supplementation, and other Naturopathic Medicine services.
Dr. Hungler supports families throughout the pregnancy process. Naturopathic Medicine during this phase is most commonly focused towards common concerns during a pregnancy such as:
- Morning sickness
- Restless legs
- And other conditions
Pre-labour remedies are also covered to make your birthing process a seamless life transition.
Post-Natal Care is an important aspect transitioning to a new life as parents. Naturopathic Medicine provides support to the parents through the following:
- Adequate nutrition
- Energy boosting
- Proper supplementation
- Baby’s first food & food introduction
- Other common concerns
Naturopathic Medicine also provides support to the baby itself, as many newborns experience issues with:
- Food sensitivities
- Other issues
All of these issues can be improved with Naturopathic Medicine.
Difficulties getting pregnant can be a very stressful time during a couple’s life. Dr. Hungler has a special interest in helping couples overcome infertility, and has taken additional continuing educational courses on the subject of infertility to better support her patients. Common treatments can include:
- Nutritional counselling
- Neutraceutical support
- Herbal and homeopathic remedies