April Blake, ND, LM | Naturopathic Doctor & Licensed Midwife | San Rafael in the SF Bay Area
What is your training background as a Naturopathic Doctor? I attended Bastyr University and received my training in Naturopathic Medicine as well as Naturopathic Midwifery and am dually licensed as a Naturopathic Doctor and a Licensed Midwife.
Why did you choose your specialty? I chose my specialty in order to provide care that is comprehensive. In my practice, I utilize multiple modalities of healing, including nutrition, plant medicine, vitamins, minerals, homeopathy, as well as pharmaceuticals.
What can you do within the scope of pediatric care? I can provide well child exams as well as an integrative approach to both acute and chronic illnesses, such as headaches, colds and flus, allergies, rashes, fatigue, anxiety, depression, and GI concerns, including constipation, diarrhea, gas, and bloating.
What is your favorite children’s book? One of my favorite children’s books is Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein. It always made me laugh and that is the best medicine!