Dr. Denise Handscomb is a Naturopathic Doctor and Co-Founder of Abaton Integrative Medicine located in Oakville, Ontario. Her clinical focuses include fertility, pregnancy, postpartum care, hormonal health, digestive health and pediatric medicine. She has further certifications in Environmental Medicine, Fertilityand Food and Environmental Sensitivities. Her treatment philosophy is assessing the body as a whole and providing a customized treatment plan that focuses on current health concerns, prevention, lifestyle, diet and overall general health goals. Denise has a beautiful daughter, Charlotte, who has quickly found her sense of adventure and keeps Denise on her toes!
Your body goes through many changes during the postpartum period, including hair loss. Postpartum hair loss is one topic that isn’t discussed enough and it can be quite alarming! It is important to understand why hair loss occurs and what you can do to support your body during this time. Around 4-6 months after giving birth you may start to notice that you are losing hair, which many women attribute to the stress of being a new mom, but there is a biological explanation for this phenomenon.
EcoParent is a quarterly magazine for families that want to make healthier, greener lifestyle choices. Fun and inspirational in tone – and never judgmental – we appeal to the already eco-savvy, but remain accessible to the newly eco-curious. Food, fashion, books, travel, health & beauty, home & garden, and so much more!