Our wonderful WOMB Naturopathic Doctors all have a special interest in family planning, fertility, pregnancy, post-partum care, and pediatrics. They will guide and empower you to take control of your own health. Appointments have a strong focus on patient education and working towards a preventative approach to health. Naturopathic Doctors treat using herbs, supplements, dietary and lifestyle guidance, homeopathy, acupuncture, and vitamin injections. They can see all members of the family and provide integrative primary care including well-child checks.

Fertility Services

Our Naturopathic team helps our patients establish optimal health prior to conception. For those using assisted reproductive technologies, naturopathic care may help to improve rates of a healthy, full-term pregnancy by balancing hormones, creating an optimal environment for pregnancy, and improving male factor fertility. We educate our patients how to properly track and understand their fertility signs.

Pregnancy Care

Naturopathic medicine helps women to nourish a healthy pregnancy and baby. We use a customized and tailored approach to each stage of your pregnancy to make sure your specific needs are met. Our Naturopathic Doctors treat using diet and lifestyle guidance as well as herbs, supplements, and vitamin injections. They are also trained in acupuncture, which can assist throughout your pregnancy with many common concerns.

Postpartum Care

In the postpartum period, Naturopathic medicine is a powerful tool to speed recovery from Cesarean or vaginal birth and help new families thrive. Naturopathy can assist with increasing energy levels, improving milk supply, building up nutrient stores to recover from postpartum depletion, and reduce post-partum depression and anxiety. It can also help with the following common postpartum concerns:

Pediatric Services

Naturopathy can assist families to get started on the right foot by taking a preventative, wellness-based approach to your child’s care. Our team performs growth, development, and well-child check-ups with a focus on education and pediatric milestones. Our Naturopathic Doctors are experienced and able to support you in topics regarding food introduction, building the infant immune system, and common childhood concerns including gas and colic, digestive upset, ear infections, eczema, teething, autism, ADHD, and more.

Family Services

At The WOMB, our Naturopathic Doctors practice family care, which means you do not need to be pregnant or newly postpartum to come in. We are able to work with adults of all ages, including infants, children, and adolescents. The sky is the limit on what a Naturopathic Doctor can help with, but our focus is always on educating and empowering each patient to take a proactive approach to health. Some common conditions treated are as follows:

Frequently Asked Questions About Naturopathy

Naturopathy can assist with numerous conditions. Most symptoms that you would visit a medical doctor for, can be treated by a naturopathic doctor. Some of these include heartburn, digestive issues, insomnia, morning sickness, pain management, anxiety, fertility issues, fatigue, gestational diabetes, common childhood conditions, among many, many more.

Naturopathy can help with a number of different underlying conditions and often helps get to the root of a problem. Some examples of these conditions include obesity, stress, toxicity, low sperm count or egg quality, endometriosis, hypothyroidism, ovarian cysts, and much more.

Improving fertility through Naturopathy involves analyzing underlying factors, and determining the best way of moving forward. Our focus is largely on factors such as weight management, dietary habits, hormone balance, stress management and egg/sperm quality. Acupuncture can also be very successful in improving fertility.

Absolutely! Naturopathy offers many integrative fertility options as you undergo IVF. Some of the goals of Naturopathy include improving egg quality, inflammation management, and improving maternal nutrition. In addition, various herbal therapies, supplements and acupuncture have been researched to enhance the IVF process by addressing the root concern in your fertility and supporting the environment for embryo transfer.

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Complementary Services

At The WOMB Vaughan, we have an entire integrative health team that can work collaboratively to provide the best possible combination of care to you and your family. Here are a few services that work well in conjunction with Naturopathic Medicine. Please contact us anytime to help you put together the best team for your needs!

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a treatment that has been around for thousands of years! It is a gentle and effective therapy to support health and well-being. Generally quite painless, the practice involves inserting tiny needles along energy meridians in the body to help stimulate balance and improve physical and mental health.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care can transform the health of the whole family, ranging from newborn babies, to children to older adults. It is a manual therapy used to put the body into optimal alignment and restore nervous system function, while also reducing pain, increasing flexibility and range of motion, and reducing stress.

Counselling

Our warm and caring team of counsellors are here to support you through all kinds of mental health challenges including anxiety, depression, grief, loss, trauma, stress, setting boundaries, relationship struggles, and more. They work with individuals, couples, families, teens, and children. Our goal is to empower you, help you to work through any type of challenge you may be facing, and thrive! Our counsellors are all certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and they can help with Perinatal mood disorders such as postpartum depression and anxiety.