Heavy metals are found naturally and in household products, and are linked with a range of health issues. They are especially important to be aware of when planning to conceive or pregnant because pregnancy mobilizes these elements and can be passed to the fetus.
In this episode, I chat with Dr. Jessica Dupont, a Naturopathic Doctor, Birth Doula, Fertility Strategist, public speaker, mother and plant-based foodie, about what you need to know about heavy metals – without totally panicking.
- What are heavy metals
- How we are exposed
- How are they removed from the body
- What are the issues when it comes to heavy metals during preconception and pregnancy
- How can you detox them safely when trying to conceive or pregnant
- What should you avoid doing in a detox
- The problem with chlorella, bone broth, and collagen
- How heavy metals affect fertility
Dr. Jessica Dupont’s practice focuses on Hormonal Regulation, Women’s Health (PMS, Fibroids, PCOS, Endometriosis, Menopause, etc.), Fertility, & Perinatal Care. Dr. Jessica has made it her mission to empower women worldwide to embrace their divine feminine power, take control of their health, and realize their optimal health potential so they can feel energetic, vibrant, and beautiful inside and out. It is her belief that by educating and supporting healthy women and mothers, we will have healthier children and healthier communities. She integrates conventional medical research with alternative medicine giving women a unique approach to their health so they can get to the root cause of their concerns and restore balance.
Dr. Dupont is the creator of the Naturopathic Doula Course and teaches Naturopathic Doctors across North America and the UK, is founder of York Region Naturopathic Doulas, and is the Creator of the noteworthy online fertility program Baby Bloomers. She has published various articles for a variety of health magazines and papers, and is one of the most sought after practitioners in the GTA regarding hormones, pregnancy and fertility.
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