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The Fourth Trimester and Postpartum Care

The fourth trimester is defined as the first 12 weeks postpartum. As recent research has shown, the fourth trimester is a critical period for both mom and baby, and therefore its complexity should not be overlooked.

During this time, so... (More)

Sex After Delivery, When Is It Ok To Return To Your Sex Life?

This is totally dependent on each new mama. The right time to return to intercourse after delivery is when YOU are ready. Many health care providers recommend waiting to have sex until four to six weeks after delivery, regardless of... (More)

What Is Stress Urinary Incontinence?

We've all been there - we might be running, or doing some sort of physical activity or maybe it's happened when we've laughed, coughed or sneezed. Regardless the activity, there may have been times when you've noticed you've leaked a... (More)

Dr. Gabrielle FrancisExpert
Naturopathic Doctor, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist

Postnatal and Breastfeeding Diet Plan: Tips for Healthy Eating After Giving Birth

The postnatal diet I recommend my clients is low in sugar, high in healthy fat and protein as well as various nutrients targeted at nourishing a supporting health. The diet includes whole, fresh fruits and vegetables, lean protein (organic/wild-caught poultry... (More)