Birthwell

Trust. Love. Surrender. Are You Ready to Experience a Joyful Birth?

Birthwell- your premiere Los Angeles midwife – provides comprehensive and holistic pregnancy and childbirth services. We specialize in catering to the needs of women and families by providing exceptional care options and informed choice. Our nurse-midwives offer safe and evidenced based prenatal care, home birth, and waterbirth. Our caring and experienced birth and postpartum doulas will lovingly support women wherever and however they choose to birth.

Nutrition Consultation for Fertility, Conception and Vibrant Health

Functional Nutrition for Optimal Fertility with Leona West, a certified Nutritionist, Herbalist, Fitness Trainer and Birth Doula. Leona has maintained a successful Functional Medicine Nutrition practice for the last 10 years. Leona is considered a fertility expert, helping many couples overcome months or years of fertility challenges and go on to conceive and deliver healthy babies.

 

Common INFERTILITY causes that have been successfully treated by Leona West and Functional Nutrition:

  • Poor egg quality
  • Low nutrient levels
  • MTHFR gene mutation
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Autoimmune conditions
  • Thyroid health
  • Irregular cycles
  • PCOS, Fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • Repeat miscarriages
  • Luteal phase deficit
  • Unexplained infertility
 

Leona offers:

  • Comprehensive nutrition and hormonal testing and assessment for fertility and preconception planning
  • Individualized diet and nutritional plans for healthy pregnancy.
  • Hormonal balancing for menopause.

Therapist: Leona West C.N., C.H.

For the last ten years Leona West has successfully assisted others in addressing many different conditions including fatigue, stress and adrenal conditions, Auto-immune disorders like Hashimoto’s, healthy and permanent weight loss, digestive health issues, cholesterol and heart health, blood sugar issues, fertility, hormonal issues in both women and men.

Leona is a family practitioner who treats many conditions and whole families through functional medicine nutrition. Additionally over the last 10 years Leona has also specialized in the particular areas of autoimmune conditions, digestive conditions and fertility. Leona is considered a fertility expert, helping many couples overcome months or years of fertility challenges and go on to conceive and deliver healthy babies.
Leona also enjoys working with people who just want to improve their overall health and gain more understanding about their individual needs and food choices. She uses nutritional therapies, herbs, supplements, detoxification programs, whole foods, and diet and lifestyle practices. She also honors and addresses the emotional factors involved in good health and in persistent health problems.
Leona takes a food as medicine, whole body, and whole mind approach to health, favoring traditional modalities that consider the whole person coupled with cutting edge approaches in lab testing and diagnosis. She is excited to work with people who are ready to make a change in their health and in their life. She understands and has observed that even the simplest of food and lifestyle changes can make a significant and positive effect on how we feel in our body and mind and how it reflects in our entire lives.
Leona West is certified as a Nutritionist, Herbalist, Fitness Trainer and Birth Doula and has maintained a successful Functional Medicine Nutrition practice for the last 10 years. She has also been a natural health educator and public speaker on health, food and nutrition for over 20 years. She completed a formal nutritional medicine and herbal medicine program through AUCM, The American University of Complementary Medicine, located in Beverly Hills, California. She has additional training in Functional Medicine and certification in Functional Endocrinology and Blood Chemistry Analysis and has had the honor early on of apprenticing with gifted scientists and doctors. She is also involved in research and writing contributions to medical programs, book and magazine publications.