While chiropractors can’t turn breech babies, what they can do is gently and specifically adjust a mother’s spine and pelvis back into a proper balanced state, reestablishing normal physiological function. In this balanced state, the baby can do what it’s designed to do, find the best possible position for itself for birth.Read More
When the body has accumulated stress and the nervous system learns a pattern of prolonged stress responses, the only outcome can and will be a state of imbalance and eventual disease. Most of the diseases that affect people are caused by the stress response, not a lack of medicine or pills.Read More
“Chiropractic care varies from practice to practice, meaning that families may have very different experiences related to the practice environments and clinical care provided by the practitioner. Knowledge of the research, clinical expertise, and patient preferences are three major elements to take into account for evidence-informed decision making to occur in a clinical practice."Read More
The woman reported on in the study presented for chiropractic care in the second trimester of her second pregnancy with complaints of urinary incontinence, low back pain, and generalized diffuse body pain. She would frequently urinate on herself when sneezing or coughing even shortly after voiding the bladder.Read More
The immune system functions more efficiently offering greater resistance to disease, and your child’s body functions closer to its innate capacity. Your child can efficiently respond to internal and external environmental stresses such as germs, changes in temperature, humidity, toxins, pollen and other things he/she comes in contact with.The immune system functions more efficiently offering greater resistance to disease, and your child’s body functions closer to its innate capacity. Your child can efficiently respond to internal and external environmental stresses such as germs, changes in temperature, humidity, toxins, pollen and other things he/she comes in contact with.Read More
"To change the world, we must first change the way babies are being born." - Dr. Michel Odent
With increased awareness of the safety and efficacy of chiropractic, as well as its role in perinatal wellness, more midwives are likely to recommend that pregnant mothers seek chiropractic care.Read More
Amazing! You just nourished yourself with life-sustaining oxygen for every cell, tissue, and organ in your body! Whether you live at the top of a mountain or below sea level. Whether it’s day or night.
Whether you are young or old. No matter who you are or where you live on the planet, you just replenished your stores of oxygen. And you can do it again right this second and you will do it over and over again all day, every day and for the most part without even thinking about it! Go ahead take another deep breath.
In today’s world, there is an ever increasing awareness of the need to maintain health and fitness. Yoga, as a form of exercise and meditation, is often cited as an ideal way to achieve these very goals. But, what if you are pregnant? Will yoga still be ideal for you?Read More
In considering home birth as an option, an expectant mother must find the right birth practitioner as well as have a strong desire for and commitment to home birthing. Many mothers-to-be feel home birth attended by a midwife offers many benefits not available in other settings.Read More
Just like regular massage, prenatal massage aims to relax sore muscles, ease sore spots, and improve both circulation and mobility. However, prenatal massage is customized for the needs of a pregnant woman.Read More
While expectant mothers are faced with a myriad of decisions while pregnant, one of the most essential decisions to make is who to choose as a health care provider for your pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum care. This choice - midwife, OBGYN, or both - depends largely on what type of experience you want.Read More
Nearly every expectant mother envisions herself experiencing a peaceful, natural birth without complications or undue discomfort. While this is the ideal everyone strives for, it sometimes does not occur. Your health needs and those of your baby affect whether you will have a C-section or vaginal birth, but other things may also affect the decision.Read More
If you are like the majority of parents with infants and toddlers, you are sure to be familiar with otitis media – or ear infections. If you have taken your child to the pediatrician for treatment, you are not alone. Over 35% of all pediatric visits in the US are due to ear infections. Faced with deciding whether surgery is right for your child, you may wonder if there are any other options available. Well, there are.Read More
Learning you are pregnant can unleash a myriad of emotions. But, once the initial joy and happiness begins to subside, you may find yourself feeling a slight sense of panic as you try to figure out exactly what to do.Read More
Yet another sign of adapting to change as I age has shown itself. Back in the day, like when I was a kid, the only people who regularly spent time at the gym were those who were involved in some kind of specific training. Fast forward to today. I have joined a gym. I have prodded my husband (who actually admits to the same feelings as me) to join with me.Read More
Studies are now showing that chiropractic care during pregnancy – especially during late pregnancy – can help avoid having a C-section. Choosing a chiropractor who is specially trained in the Webster technique is the key.Read More
In the 1970’s, savvy expectant moms prepared for the birth of their babies by attending “Childbirth Classes.” These classes were usually offered by area hospitals to pregnant women in their last trimester of pregnancy and taught by experienced OB and maternity nursing staff. Countless women waddled into community centers with their pillows and partners in tow to learn what to expect during the hospital delivery of their child.
Today, there are many more options for a women to explore as she writes her birth plan and prepares for pregnancy, labor and delivery. Below are brief descriptions of four popular birth preparation techniques.Read More