• Pregnancy: What Naturopaths Wish You Knew
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    Pregnancy: What Naturopaths Wish You Knew

    I’m Dr. Kendra–a naturopathic doctor here at StoneTree Clinic. I have a general family practice with a special focus on prenatal care, postpartum care, and pediatrics. I’ve always been passionate about prenatal care long before I became a mom myself. Something I wish everyone knew about pregnancy is that studies using MRI imaging and blood tests show that the physical demands of pregnancy and childbirth are equivalent to that of an athlete training for the Olympics or running a marathon. We’re talking huge physical demands here. What do professional athletes do before these events? They eat well, they sleep well, they train daily, and they often take specific vitamins or…