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What Are You Doing For YOU?

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Prenatal Vitamins – What You Need To Know (Guest Post)

window.addEventListener('LPLeadboxesReady',function(){LPLeadboxes.setExitIntent('125a4d573f72a2:1490790ecb46dc',{dontShowFor:'0d',domain:'katiekahvo.lpusercontent.com'});}); Did you know that there is a huge variation in quality when it comes to different brands of prenatal vitamins? That’s right, not all prenatal vitamins are created equally! Everyday in my Naturopathic clinic, I educate mommas-to-be about the importance of choosing a prenatal vitamin that is right for them. Here are some guidelines: … Continue reading Prenatal Vitamins – What You Need To Know (Guest Post)

4 Things I Wish I Did Before Pregnancy

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The Biggest Form Of Preventative Health

window.addEventListener('LPLeadboxesReady',function(){LPLeadboxes.setExitIntent('125a4d573f72a2:1490790ecb46dc',{dontShowFor:'0d',domain:'katiekahvo.lpusercontent.com'});}); Taking preventative measures and knowing the importance of fuelling your body BEFORE baby is conceived can not be overstated. “But if the baby isn’t even created yet what does the health of my body have anything to do with it?” It’s important to remember that that little human is created through an egg from … Continue reading The Biggest Form Of Preventative Health

Is Your Home Negatively Impacting Your Fertility?

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The Importance Of Ovulation In Conception

window.addEventListener('LPLeadboxesReady',function(){LPLeadboxes.setExitIntent('125a4d573f72a2:1490790ecb46dc',{dontShowFor:'0d',domain:'katiekahvo.lpusercontent.com'});}); Did you know that women are only actually only fertile 1 day of your cycle?  Do you know what your ovulation day is? If you don’t and you are trying to get pregnant - this is a must to figure out! Before we jump in let’s quickly review what ovulation actually is.  Ovulation is the … Continue reading The Importance Of Ovulation In Conception

What’s The Deal With Fat?

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Maintaining Your Relationship Through Infertility (Guest Post)

window.addEventListener('LPLeadboxesReady',function(){LPLeadboxes.setExitIntent('125a4d573f72a2:1490790ecb46dc',{dontShowFor:'0d',domain:'katiekahvo.lpusercontent.com'});}); Maintaining Your Relationship Through Infertility By: Lisa Aldworth, MSW, RSW, Psychotherapist “When you decide to have a child, the wish to be a parent becomes almost primal. You decide to stop using contraception, start lovemaking, and imagine that conception will take place in a mystical, romantic sort of way. What you don’t wish for … Continue reading Maintaining Your Relationship Through Infertility (Guest Post)

Detoxing The Mind

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PMS..It’s Normal, Right?

window.addEventListener('LPLeadboxesReady',function(){LPLeadboxes.setExitIntent('125a4d573f72a2:1490790ecb46dc',{dontShowFor:'0d',domain:'katiekahvo.lpusercontent.com'});}); Last time we chatted we were discussing what a healthy cycle looks like.  I hesitate to use the word 'normal' as I don't think what I described is the norm.  The majority of us suffer from hormonal imbalances that affect us on so many levels (ie PMS).  Today I wanted to talk about some of … Continue reading PMS..It’s Normal, Right?