Using Functional Medicine and Nutrition to Improve Pregnancy and Childbirth Outcomes
About the Author
Sarah Thompson, L.Ac., CFMP, Doula, is the founder of Sacred Vessel Acupuncture & Functional Medicine and the creator of www.functionalmaternity.com. She is a certified functional medicine practitioner, licensed acupuncturist, board-certified herbalist, birth doula, and educator with a passion for pregnancy care. She is also known as a leader in the practice and education of maternity functional medicine. Sarah brings together evidence-based research in prenatal and maternity nutrition with the ideas of functional medicine and traditional Chinese medicine. Sarah’s clinical experience spans nearly 20 years.
When she isn’t writing, lecturing, mentoring, or seeing patients in her private practice, she can be found on her small Colorado farm with her husband, two daughters, chickens, miniature cows, dogs, cats, and gardens.