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Naturopathic Medicine Week Open House

Join Dr. Kirti Deol in celebrating Naturopathic Week at our free open house dedicated to helping you learn more about Naturopathic Medicine and how it can help your health! (more…)

How You Can Create a Healthy Baby with Whole Family Health

There is a reason that a baby is referred to as the “miracle of life”. Sometimes, it can seem unbelievable that a little human grows inside of a woman. The idea that at just five weeks into pregnancy, your tiny bun already has a brain, spinal cord, and heart can be even more difficult to imagine.

 

But, it’s true. And even at this very beginning stage of life, health is important.

 

Did you know that an entire blueprint of a child’s future health can be derived from mom’s health during pregnancy? That’s right. A mother’s health (even before conception) influences the health of her fetus.

 

What does this mean? It means that the best way to ensure your child is healthy doesn’t start after they are born, or even during pregnancy. It starts with your preconception preparation!

 

First things first

 

It’s no secret that young adults are experiencing more hectic, stressful lifestyles as workloads double and financial stress increases. Today’s generation are also victims of convenience, able to order fast food to their doors and no longer needing to walk or use a bicycle as much as in days gone by. Not to mention the increased use of pesticides, and more exposure to radiation from appliances and devices.

 

So, what is being done to combat these negative effects? Especially during preparation for pregnancy? Well, it starts with understanding that health starts with you. How you treat your body, what you put into it, and how you relieve stress all play vital roles in the outcome of your child’s health. By taking ownership and putting a process in place to optimize your mind and body for child-bearing, you are taking the first step.

 

How can Whole Family Health help?

 

We combine traditional Chinese medicine and regular acupuncture treatments with nutritional and lifestyle guidance, as well as mind-body stress reduction techniques to increase your fertility naturally.

 

We take a holistic approach to restoring fertility by focusing on your entire health and wellness; we offer fertility acupuncture, fertility massage, nutritional advice and more. The reproductive system is connected to and affected by all the other systems. By treating the entire person, we identify and remove hormonal, physiological, and even emotional issues impacting fertility, bringing you into balance and enhancing your ability to conceive.

 

Interested in how we can work with you to improve your health and increase the likelihood of conception? Contact us today!

 

 

4 Board Certified Fellows of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine at Whole Family Health

Congratulations to Christina Pistotnik RAc, DAc, HHP, FABORM and Monica Patt RAc, HHP, FABORM on your recent certification with ABORM! (more…)

Integrative Fertility Symposium 2016 Highlights

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5 ways to Boost your Immune Health Before the Upcoming Winter Months

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Recent Research: Freeze-All Embryo Transfer Policy May Lead to Better IVF Outcomes

A recent study has evaluated the effect of elective cryopreservation (preservation by freezing) with subsequent frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET) in cycles with elevated progesterone.

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When Should Couples be Investigated for Infertility?

With an estimated 1 in 6 Canadian couples struggling with fertility challenges, further investigation into ‘why’ is becoming more important. (more…)

Optimizing Health At All Stages: Part 1 of 3 Part Series

Don’t miss our next free information session by Naturopathic Doctor Dr.Kirti Deol!  (more…)

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