Nourishing Women: Strategies for Postpartum Depletion

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In this episode of the NTI PodTalk, Dianne Koehler and Dr. Jessie Miller discuss naturopathic medicine’s role in holistic health, specifically with a focus on women’s health. Dr. Jessie talks about the importance of nutrition and individualized care, the use of testing to tailor treatments, and the concept of postpartum depletion. Dianne and Dr. Jessie also discuss the need for a collaborative healthcare approach that includes both naturopathic doctors and nutrition therapists.

About Dr. Jessie Miller:

Dr. Jessie Miller is a Naturopathic doctor who focuses on women’s health, digestive health, and pediatrics. Overall, she utilizes a holistic approach to health that includes assessing and treating with lifestyle, nutrition, labs – both basic and functional, herbal medicine, and physical medicine. The role she sees herself in is the bridge between conventional and alternative medicine, while focusing on the individual body in front of her. Dr. Jessie serves as secretary of the Colorado Association of Naturopathic Doctors. She also has 2 small boys and a husband that keep her busy, loves to bake, and explore the Colorado mountains. 

Dianne and Dr. Jessie discuss how to nourish women dealing with postpartum depletion:

  • 01:22 – Naturopathic medicine and its holistic approach
  • 09:44 – How Dr. Jessie got into naturopathic medicine
  • 11:19 – Dr. Jessie’s focus areas in her practice
  • 12:34 – The role of nutrition in Dr. Jessie’s practice
  • 20:05 – What is postpartum depletion and why is it important 
  • 23:53 – Dr. Jessie’s strategies for postpartum depletion
  • 33:12 – Collaboration between naturopathic doctors and nutrition therapists
  • 37:05 – How you can connect with Dr. Jessie

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The Mind-Body Connection with Dr. Janine Malcolm

Naturopathic Approach to Thyroid Dysfunction with Dr. Kayla Cook

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This discussion is not intended to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy, nor in any way imply that Nutrition Therapists who graduate from NTI are qualified to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy. The scope of practice for graduates of NTI is to deliver therapeutic nutrition guidance to our clients which helps support their natural biology to achieve optimal function in whatever wellness path they are on.

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