Wellness Programs

Fertility & Family Planning

When planning to start a family, it is ideal to take a few months to build your and your partner's health prior to conception. Maternal health at conception and during pregnancy is a strong determinant of the health status of the future child. Regular exposure to tobacco, alcohol, recreational drugs, chronic medication use (e.g., oral contraceptive pill) can deplete essential nutrients.

Environmental toxins such as industrial chemicals, pesticides, food additives, preservatives, and heavy metals (e.g., lead, mercury) can bioaccumulate in the body, affecting the health of various organs (such as the liver which can affect hormonal regulation).

Paternal health also plays a key role in a healthy pregnancy and baby. Research shows male smokers have lower sperm counts and higher sperm abnormalities, which can decrease fertility and increase miscarriages. Both Environmental and lifestyle factors can affect your fertility, your pregnancy and the health of your unborn child.

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Preconception planning helps you identify any health concerns that may prevent you from being at your healthiest.  Our Perinatal Naturopathic Doctors can assist you implement safe and effective strategies you and your partner to improve your chances of conception, a healthy pregnancy, and give your children the best possible start in life.

Treatments are safe and effective on its own, as well as complement assisted reproductive technologies. One of the most popular treatments used for fertility is acupuncture. Many recent studies have shown that acupuncture can enhance fertility, and can double the rates of pregnancy when used with IVF. Other naturopathic treatments include nutrient supplementation, herbal medicine, and lifestyle counselling.

Continue your care for a healthy and optimal pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.

 
 
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Pregnancy & Postnatal Care

Pregnancy is an incredibly vital time in a woman's life.  Safe naturopathic treatment options are available for acute care and ongoing health maintenance in all phases of pregnancy.  Treatments are based on each patient's need, and work collaboratively with your midwife or obstetrician.

Below are a few common concerns treated naturally:

  • Morning (or Day) Sickness

  • Water Retention

  • Carpal Tunnel

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Gestational Diabetes

  • Yeast Infections

  • Hemorrhoids

  • Anemia

  • Heartburn

  • Constipation

  • Back Pain, Sciatica

  • Group B Streptococcus Screening And Prevention

  • Breech And Posterior Positioned Babies

  • Naturopathic Induction
  • Prebirth Treatment To Prepare The Body For An Efficient Labour

  • Acupressure For Pain Relief During Labour

  • Pain Relief And Problems During Labour

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Patients are educated on optimal nutrition, supplementation and labour preparation to ensure the body is best equipped to recover effectively and transition into motherhood.

Naturopathic care is also an essential part during the postnatal period. In the immediate period after delivery healing can be assisted using naturopathic modalities, such as diet and nutrition, and/or acupuncture. Support for sleep cycles, stress reduction and optimizing immune function can all be of huge help to adjusting families. 

Patients can choose the option of a home postpartum visit in the first few weeks of baby’s life to address issues such as milk supply, thrush, perianal healing and emotional support. If you have any questions about a home visit, please feel free to contact us at newmarketnaturopath@gmail.com. Patients interested in Naturopathic care during delivery can also connect with us to discuss your options.

 
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Naturopathic Infant & Pediatric Care

Dr. Lee and Dr. D'Alessio, NDs can help with pediatric concerns beginning from infancy, providindg well-child check-ups and information regarding vaccinations, baby care and food introduction.

Naturopathic treatments are safe, gentle, and effective. 

The following are a few common childhood concerns:

  • Feeding Issues

  • Rashes

  • Eczema

  • Cradle Cap

  • Thrush

  • Allergies

  • Food Sensitivities

  • Psoriasis

  • Teething

  • Vaccinations

  • Constipation/diarrhea

  • Colic

  • Colds & Flus

  • Ear Infections

  • Fevers

  • Sleep Difficulties

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Dr. Lee and Dr. D'Alessio, NDs creates an integrated approach to treating and supporting children with autism and ADHD. From Dr. Lee's  prior experience both as an IBI instructor therapist and as a naturopathic doctor, she believes a holistic approach provides the best possible treatment for your child. Dr. Lee and Dr. D'Alessio work with your current treatment/ therapy team, whether that be instructor therapists, recreation therapist, or occupational therapist to create an integrative and holistic treatment plan.

Treatments are based on various biomedical protocols and naturopathic treatments. This includes botanical medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, clinical nutrition, and homeopathic medicine, depending on your child's individual needs. Dr. Lee and Dr. D'Alessio's goal is to enhance your child's health to provide the most optimal environment to learn.

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Holistic Nutrition & Therapeutic Diets

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