preconception

How to Choose the Best Prenatal Vitamin

What are the Best Prenatal Vitamins? Advice from a functional medicine doctor (and mom of 3)

There are so many things to think about when it comes to pregnancy. As a mom of 3 and doctor who specializes in preconception health, natural fertility, and supporting pregnant and postpartum women, I understand this intimately. Yet, choosing the best prenatal vitamin for your body (one of the most important factors for a healthy …

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What is hpa axis dysfunction?

Why HPA Axis Dysfunction May Be More Important Than Gut Health…

Ask any functional medicine doctor where chronic disease begins, and you’ll typically hear one consistent answer: in the gut! So what the heck do I mean by stating that HPA axis dysfunction (whatever THAT is) may be even more important? I realize this is a bold statement, and may even sound contrary to what I’ve …

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10 toxins to avoid before, during and after pregnancy

10 toxins to avoid before, during, and after pregnancy

Preconception health is an area I am extremely passionate and knowledgeable about, both as a mother of three who struggled with fertility and pregnancy complications and a functional medicine doctor. And based on years of experience helping women achieve healthy pregnancies, I can tell you that reducing your body burden by avoiding chemical toxins is …

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