Our Mission

To reverse the global epidemic of chronic disease by applying developmental programming strategies, and incorporating emerging genetic, epigenetic and nutritional information in the preconception and perinatal time period resulting in transgenerational health and resilience.

Our Program

We achieve results through individualized functional assessment of a reproductive population through a multi-scope collaborative effort between an OB provider and nutritionist who reinforces nutrition, supplementation, and healthy lifestyle in a group educational setting. We follow mother and baby through the first 1000 days and beyond.

MEET THE TEAM

Emily Rydbom, CN, BCHN, CNP and CEO/Owner

Emily Rydbom is a Certified Nutrition Consultant, Board Certified Holisitic Nutritionist, Certified Nutrition Professional and is a mother of 2. She has been practicing the functional nutrition approach to pregnancy for over 7 years. She co-published the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears to Lower Incidence of Common Maternal and Neonatal Complications" printed in - Global Advances in Health and Medicine with Dr. Leslie Stone and others. She has an active clinical practice, working beside …

Emily Rydbom is a Certified Nutrition Consultant, Board Certified Holisitic Nutritionist, Certified Nutrition Professional and is a mother of 2. She has been practicing the functional nutrition approach to pregnancy for over 7 years. She co-published the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears to Lower Incidence of Common Maternal and Neonatal Complications" printed in - Global Advances in Health and Medicine with Dr. Leslie Stone and others. She has an active clinical practice, working beside Dr. Stone, helping women reach their nutrition and pregnancy health goals. Her passions include empowering women during the preconception, pregnancy, and postnatal time period, and teaching families about healthy nutrition and lifestyle balance from 6 months-5+ years. Her undergraduate degree completed at Southern Oregon University followed by her postgraduate training through Bauman College, Berkeley, California.

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Leslie Stone, MD and CMO/Owner

Leslie P. Stone, M.D., IFM-CP, board certified in family practice, with a fellowship in surgical obstetrics.  She is an International lecturer on developmental programming of disease and application of individualized functional medicine care during pregnancy.  Her passion is helping parents capture the miraculous during pregnancy by changing habits, their lives and empowering life in and out of the womb. She has been delivering babies since 1982 and has delivered nearly 5000 children. She is owner of Ashland Comprehensive Family …

Leslie P. Stone, M.D., IFM-CP, board certified in family practice, with a fellowship in surgical obstetrics.  She is an International lecturer on developmental programming of disease and application of individualized functional medicine care during pregnancy.  Her passion is helping parents capture the miraculous during pregnancy by changing habits, their lives and empowering life in and out of the womb. She has been delivering babies since 1982 and has delivered nearly 5000 children. She is owner of Ashland Comprehensive Family Medicine Stone Medical in Ashland, Oregon where she continues to practice. Her undergraduate degree was from Washington State University in Physiological Psychiatry was followed by her MD from University of Washington Seattle, Internship in OB/GYN Oregon Health Sciences University, Residency at UCLA in Family Medicine, Surgical Obstetric Fellowship at UCLA Ventura and further Certification in Functional Medicine.

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P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP and Consultant

P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP is a medical doctor specializing in family medicine with added graduate work in nutrition and  has over a  35 year career as a nutrition minded physician who focuses on transgenerational health and disease outcomes. "I am a teacher of physicians, clinicians, and clients alike.  I continue to consult with residency programs mentoring physicians to help bring this way of thinking to the practices of the future physicians and patients.  As a consultant for nutrition and functional medicine companies my …

P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP is a medical doctor specializing in family medicine with added graduate work in nutrition and  has over a  35 year career as a nutrition minded physician who focuses on transgenerational health and disease outcomes. "I am a teacher of physicians, clinicians, and clients alike.  I continue to consult with residency programs mentoring physicians to help bring this way of thinking to the practices of the future physicians and patients.  As a consultant for nutrition and functional medicine companies my emphasis is on developing improved ways to implement changes that improve health". He has authored chapters in Rakel's Textbook of Family Medicine, Textbook of Functional Medicine, and AAPI’S Nutrition Guide to Optimal Health: Using Principles of Functional Medicine & Nutritional Genomics, and Medical Nutrition Therapy (released in 2019).  He is actively involved in functional medicine research and continues to teach in the US and Internationally. "Our greatest goal is to empower mothers and fathers to improve the health of the next generation by bringing wonder of these concepts...and try to prevent the next case of preterm birth, the baby that is too small, or too big, or to stressed and by doing so help decrease the chance of the next case of autism".  He is the medical director of Stone Medical- Ashland's center for functional medicine.  "I take great joy in seeing our children involved in the health of their peergroup and using all these concepts and practices helping encourage their children, our grandchildren healthier.  This is revolutionary stuff".

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Lindsey Wilkens, BA, RN, ASN and Content Coordinator

Lindsey is a mother of two wonderful children and works as a registered nurse on the Mother Baby and Labor Delivery units at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, AK. She is passionate about preventative care and has a deep and urgent interest in educating new mothers about the nuances of motherhood and ways to enrich their, and their children’s lives, especially in places where resources are few and access to care is extremely limited. She co-published the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears ...

Lindsey is a mother of two wonderful children and works as a registered nurse on the Mother Baby and Labor Delivery units at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, AK. She is passionate about preventative care and has a deep and urgent interest in educating new mothers about the nuances of motherhood and ways to enrich their, and their children’s lives, especially in places where resources are few and access to care is extremely limited. She co-published the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears

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