Both Dr. Kathleen Mercer BScND and Dr. Tanya O'Brien BScND are available for online bookings to support our current patients and to welcome any new patients. We are here to support the community as needed and continue to share helpful and pertinent information about our Newfoundland community health and any resources available. All appointments are on line or over the phone and strictly confidential.
Our Treatment Methods
ND’s start helping women before conception in order to ensure the mother-to-be is at her optimal health for conception and pregnancy. Working with both partners is best as both play a role in the health of a growing fetus. ND’s focus on nutrition including assessment of appropriate nutrient intake and absorption, identifying food intolerances, weight optimizing programs, and detoxification. ND’s use a combination of herbal medicine, diet and supplements to help balance the body and make sure it is ready for conception. Acupuncture is also used for preconception to support success of fertility treatments.
ND’s support couples to help deal with the emotions
and stress around starting a family of their own
Planning for a baby is a big step, one that should be well planned so mommy and baby are as healthy as can be. ND’s help in the following areas: