Naturopathic Medicine: Dr. Cynthia Hnatko

Dr. Cynthia Hnatko, a naturopathic doctor, is a mother of 3, and practices Naturopathic family medicine with a focus on women’s & children’s health, fertility & perinatal care.
Before studying Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Cynthia completed a degree in Nursing at Ryerson University. Her passion for working with pregnant women and infants began while she was a Registered Nurse working for Public Health’s Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program. Her work in hospital Labour & Delivery and Post-partum programs motivated her to become a Doula and provide support for women wanting a natural birth experience.
Her background in both conventional medicine and alternative healthcare provide her with a balanced perspective when treating patients. She believes in integrative multi-disciplinary healthcare, providing treatments that complement the care you may already be receiving from other health care practitioners.
Cynthia has a patient-centred approach to care using individual treatment plans in which the patient is an active participant in all health decisions. She believes in using food as medicine whenever possible and that healing begins in the gut. She is passionate about teaching parents how they can give their children the best start in life, beginning with the choices we make during pre-conception, pregnancy and birth. She enjoys working with people of all ages to help them create optimal health and prevent illness as they move through life.
Cynthia is licensed to practice Naturopathic Medicine in Alberta through the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA). She is also a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).
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Upcoming Events at the Lucina Centre

Lucina Centre Info Nights!: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm.  If you are interested in seeing the Centre and/or learning about midwifery care, the Birth Centre, and wellness services offered at Lucina; just drop by at 7:30pm, no registration needed.

Prenatal Workshop Series: Mondays 7:00-9:00pm, Sept. 10-Oct.1, Nov.5-26.  A 4-Week Prenatal Education Series presented by Certified Doulas/Childbirth Educators. Contact Niko 780-965-6585 or register online. 

HypnoBirthing Classes: Tuesdays, January 8th-29th, 2019  6:00-8:30pm.  This class is for all parents and all birthing environments.  Your partner is integrated into the classes so that both of you will feel informed and empowered for the birth. Taught by Tracy Martin, Clinical Hypnotherapist. Contact Tracy at: or call 780-232-3827.

DONA Birth Doula Workshop, January 18-20, 2019. Includes the Intro to Childbirth for Doulas.
Contact: for registration information.
NurtureHer Birth Better Class: Physical Preparation for Birth and Beyond: November 18th 12:30 -5pm.  Learn skills to build a better birth.  Partners also learn hands-on skills and lots of tools to help a birthing mama.  Taught by Mandy Rempfer-Kuncio, pelvic health physiotherapist and doula.  Register online or contact Mandy at or 780-278-2004.
Prenatal Yoga: Thursdays, 6:45-8:00pm. A 6-week prenatal yoga series starting designed to decrease stress, strengthen the major muscles that are active during labour and birth, as well as enhance the connection between mom and baby.  No prior yoga experience is required.  Contact Ashley at to register. $85/session.

Postnatal Mom and Baby Yoga: Returning in 2019  A 6-week postnatal yoga series for moms and their new additions.  Bond with new baby while restoring and strengthening pelvic floor and abdominal muscles.  For more information and to register contact Ashley at $85/session.

Birthing Flower Prenatal Wellness Program: Starting Monday November 5th, 6pm - 7pm (no class Dec 24th, 31st and Jan 2nd)- continuing into 2019. Birthing Flower Techniques include Ayurvedic and Yogic wholistic approaches to body-mind movement, breathing, meditation, and relaxation to help you the mother-to-be prepare for childbirth and adjust to life with your newborn. Each week incorporates a topic to nurture your journey into motherhood. Taught by Jessica Malacarne, RNMP, RPYT, CLD. When you are ready! Join anytime during your pregnancy, $55.00 for 5 weeks or $15.00 drop-in. To Register Please Call 780 340 0320 or Email, for more information please visit

Days For Girls Monthly Meeting: 4th Wednesday of the month, 6:30-8:30pm.  This non-profit organization helps girls stay in school and retain dignity, giving back important days of their lives.  Most girls in developing countries miss school during their periods; many eventually drop out.  Come help make lovely, high-quality feminine hygiene kits and help end the cycle of poverty by keeping girls in school.  Contact Pat Prendergast 780-466-6448 or

Mosaic Magazine Mystics Meeting: Next meeting Dec. 4.  RSVP Connie at for this month's topic and registration details.

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