NATURAL REPRODUCTIVE WELLNESS
Helping your family grow
Natural fertility treatment is an ideal complement to conventional fertility treatment as it focuses on an element neglected by the conventional fertility approach: the health of the environment in which the egg will be fertilized and in which the fetus will grow.
Optimize your health in preparation of motherhood is not only important for baby, but can help to minimize issues alone the journey from fertility to birth and beyond. Many factors play a role in this preparation and lifestyle medicine can offer many benefits to preconception care.
Our Approach To Preconception Care
At West End Women’s health, we can provide fertility support in many ways by supporting you physically and mentally. The shared goal is to allow your body to function the way it was meant to while we assist it along the way.
A typical approach to natural fertility can start with:
- Appropriate testing to identify barriers to conceiving
- Individualized acupuncture treatment
- Nutrient therapy, botanical medicine
- Improving metabolic health
We’re here to support you. Reach out to get started on your fertility journey.
Our Fertility Services
Our naturopathic doctors will outline a unique plan for you, which may include a combination of key antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. Targeted nutrients can support blood flow to the uterus, help reduce oxdiative stress, and optimize mitochondrial function.
From metabolic health to optimizing your diet, many factors are involved in optimizing fertility. Testing can help uncover or manage causes that impact fertility such as thyroid function, suboptimal vitamin D levels, ovulatory dysfunction, endometriosis, PCOS, and pelvic inflammatory disease.
When it comes to fertility, what you eat can have a dramatic impact on your hormones and the health of your eggs and/or sperm. Our nutritionist will create dietary recommendations to get your cody into the optimal state for ovulation, menstruation, and fertility. They will also ensure that there are no contraindications between any supplements you are taking and your fertility medications.
Natural Hormone Balancing
A hormonal imbalance can cause a cascade of effects that impact fertility from ovulation & the uterine lining to preventing a pregnancy or increasing the chance of a miscarriage. We help identify hormone disruptors in your environment, & balance hormones so that your body is better prepared for fertility treatment.
Using a holistic perspective, our fertility naturopaths will uncover the underlying causes of you or your infertility or subfertility. Based on testing, they can create a plan to correct nutrient deificincies, support hormonal balance, reduce toxin exposure, and more to improve your fertililty treatment outcomes.
Pre/Post IVF or IUI Acupuncture
When done before & after IVF transfer, acupuncture can help encourage blood flow to the uterus & increase the odds of implantation; can also help lower cortisol levels, & improve the response to fertility medications. Based on your feriity plan, our registered acupuncturist can recommend the best scehdule for your sessions.
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