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Natural Medicine Clinic specializing in Women’s Health, Men’s Health, & Children’s Health


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Why Should Men Go To The Doctor?

Dr. Bob here! I wrote this post as an answer to a question I’ve been asked many times. Now that I take most kinds of insurance, it’s time for me to start reaching out to the Vitality Community to see how I can help expand our reach. The first place I want to start is with a direct challenge to men. Why should you go to the doctor? (note: This article is written from a cis-gendered heterosexual perspective, mostly aimed at cis-gendered men, but I recognize how complicated gender truly is and believe part of the issue is the dichotomy our culture pushes. The football player vs. the cheerleader dynamic of gender is a huge problem) When I joined Vitality NW as a practitioner, one of my goals was...

10 Ways to Support Your Breastfeeding Partner

by: Adrienne Koznek, IBCLC It feels incredibly intuitive that support is necessary when caring for a new baby, but in fact, there is research that shows this.  Studies show that informal support - from a partner in particular - tends to have more influence on breastfeeding initiation and continuation than formal support from a healthcare provider. In the early days of having a newborn, the non-breastfeeding partner may feel concerned that they can’t do much to help with the baby.  On the contrary, there are plenty of things to do to support the breastfeeding mother - here are just a few of them. Bring snacks.  One-handed snacks like nuts, string cheese, hard-boiled eggs, granola bars, and fruit are ideal because generally one hand is occupied when nursing...

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