Prior to conception, I encourage prospective parents to take stock of their lifestyle and nutrient intake, so that when conception occurs there is an optimum environment for foetal growth and development.
By building a health relationship prior to conception, this allows me to recognise patterns and signs which might be part of a bigger picture and so may be of concern during pregnancy.
During a consultation I will outline an individualised protocol for both parents which may include dietary modifications, nutrient assessment and supplementation along with herbal medicine. At this time I will also show couples how to determine the best time for becoming pregnant so that healthy conception can occur.
I work with the pregnant woman throughout the pregnancy and post-natally, to ensure that both Mother and baby are receiving optimum nutrition with sound naturopathic prescribing.
Sometimes there are problems during pregnancy and I receive referrals from Midwives and other health practitioners who are looking for alternative health care for their client. I am able to work alongside other practitioners regarding any health concerns.