postpartum & Breastfeeding
Naturopathic care can be extremely helpful in addressing physical and emotional complaints postpartum. Dr. Peltz recommends her first follow up session on day 3 postpartum. In this visit she debriefs a woman's birth story, assesses recovery, coping, fatigue, and emotional wellbeing including mood. Follow ups are then scheduled based on this assessment. As well, Dr. Peltz sees breastfeeding as a learned skill and feels many women need support. Dr. Peltz offers treatments for all kinds of issues that may arise. She assesses latch, discusses issues of under / over milk supply, nipple health (including yeast infections), plugged ducts, and offers preventative treatments for mastitis. Dr. Peltz does offer phone / skype visits if parents are unable to come in physically particularly in the postpartum period.