The Naturmend Blog

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Pregnancy in a Pandemic

It’s tricky to take care of oneself during a pandemic - balancing risk of exposure while ensuring essential needs are met.  Doing this while pregnant adds another uncomfortable layer of unknown.  Being pregnant myself I’ve been reading through the available information to inform myself as... Continue Reading

BPA & Brains of Baby Girls

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a current topic of environmental and health concern. BPA is a chemical used to improve the durability of materials without adding weight. It directly affects consumers as it is found in polycarbonate plastics, resins lining food cans and water bottles, dental composites, and on... Continue Reading

osteopathic manual therapy: a perspective on preconception

What is Osteopathy? Osteopathic Manual Therapy (OMT) is a therapy which is not characterized by a specific technique used to treat specific conditions. Physiotherapists are generally known for their exercises, chiropractors for their manipulation techniques and massage therapists for their hands-on... Continue Reading

supplementing for pregnancy – first and second trimester

From the start to finish of your pregnancy, every part of your baby's growth comes from you and what goes in to your body. Most important is your diet! What you eat creates the building blocks for your baby’s development and greatly contributes to their overall health and wellbeing, as well as... Continue Reading