Miscarriage Prevention

Leaders in Miscarriage Prevention

Miscarriage & pregnancy loss is probably the greatest fear all new expecting mothers face. Some women miscarry once and go on to carry a pregnancy full term, while other women might have reoccurring miscarriages. Quite often there is no medical explanation or diagnosis as to why a miscarriage has occurred.

A miscarriage creates three kinds of stress: physical, emotional, and traumatic. High amounts of stress are known to create fertility issues. While you are lucky that you are able to conceive, miscarriage is still a fertility issue that needs to be addressed from a holistic perspective.

Miscarriage Prevention: Monthly Treatment Plans

Our individualized monthly treatment plans offer an integrated approach to help you prevent a miscarriage.

This treatment plan is a combination of the following treatments:

Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Medicine is primary healthcare that uses a combination of healing systems unique to each patient’s case. Treatment is designed to address the root cause, not just the symptoms, with homeopathy, herbs, supplements, diet, nutrition and lifestyle coaching.


  • balances hormone
  • addresses healthy eating patterns
  • addresses unhealthy weight gain or weight loss


Osteopathy is holistic manual healthcare that treats all body pain and dysfunction related to your joints, muscles, nerves, connective tissue and internal organs. Treatment is tailored to treat the individual’s root cause, not just the symptoms with Osteopathic Manual Techniques.


  • decreases emotional, physical & traumatic stress
  • realigns pelvis & improves nerve conduction to the uterus, ovaries & fallopian tubes
  • increases immune function

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

TCM is a 3500-year-old eastern medicine that focuses on restoring energy (Qi) along meridians or Qi points while restoring and building the body’s constitution from the inside out. Treatment may include acupuncture, acupressure massage, cupping, moxibustion and Chinese herbs. TCM is the most researched alternative medicine for fertility issues.


  • balances hormones
  • improves uterine function
  • improves immunity
  • decreases stress
  • regulates your menstrual cycle

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is the manual manipulation of soft tissue muscles, tendons, fascia (connective tissue) and ligaments to alleviate pain from an injury or postural problems and maintain health and function.


  • addresses emotional & physical stress
  • improves immunity
  • increases circulation
  • alleviates sore & tender muscles

Meet the Team

Dr Samantha Bowen, N.D

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Sam Bowen gained her doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine & provides a safe environment for patients to feel empowered to reach their health goals.
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Ila Casselman, M.Ost.Med

Osteopathic Practitioner & Owner of Thuja Wellness

Ila Casselman is an Australian trained Osteopathic Practitioner. She completed her Master's of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012 & opened Thuja Wellness in August 2019. Collaborative Medicine is her why.

Kelsey Bru, R.Ac

Registered Acupuncturist

Kelsey is a Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac) who brings a holistic approach to her patient care, using acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, and moxibustion to address the root cause of your health concerns.

Mareike Buthmann, CHN, ROHP, RNCP, Metabolic Balance® Coach


Mareike is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist who helps individuals with nutritional planning and meal preparation, focusing on the importance of whole foods and a balanced diet for optimal health.

Kaitlin Newman, B.App.Sc, M.Ost.

Osteopathic Practitioner

Kaitlin is an Australian Osteopathic Practitioner with a Masters of Osteopathy who offers holistic treatment and education for those suffering from pain and impairment.

Loren Thompson, RPC-C

Registered Professional Counsellor, Reiki Master

Loren Thompson is passionate about helping individuals, couples and families through life's changes & challenges. Specializing in supporting women through conception, pregnancy and parenthood.
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Susan Polano

Massage Specialist

Susan Polano is the owner of Oceana Massage in Cross Town Vancouver. She is a certified and gifted body-worker who practices holistic massage and has been practising in the health and wellness industry for over 11 years.

Meena Natt

Birth Doula

Meena has a career background as a Licensed Practical Nurse and Kundalini Yoga. Her goal is to educate women allowing them to gain confidence in their body’s ability to give birth.