A 3-page PDF document that covers all the basics of holistic, naturopathic preconception care. Perfect to introduce your clients to the concept of this - answering the 'why' the time frames, the 'Foundational Five' changes they can adopt to start:
1) Eliminate alcohol/smoking/caffeine,
2) Reduce chemical/toxin exposure,
3) Eat a whole-food, fresh 'rainbow' diet and reduce processed/sugary foods,
4) Regular exercise/movement activities,
5) Manage & reduce stress
This handout also recommends a Mediterranian stye diet to follow. You can build on this in further consults - tweaking this structure as needed for the individual client.
There is a short checklist for the couple to guide them on what may need to be done before looking at concieving:
- A dentist vist
- A GP visit & general testing/screening
- Reflecting and planning for other potential issues that may surface and putting foundations in place to support during this period.
The third page is a printable list of key recommended foods and lifestyle advice - one side for the mother-to-be and the other side for the father-to-be