10 Things About Giving Birth

10 Things About Giving Birth

“While we can’t fully control what happens in our births, and of course, sometimes interventions are necessary (though often they aren’t!), you can embrace core beliefs that will increase your chances of having the birth experience that is healthiest for you and baby.

Here are the 10 most important philosophies that helped me have my babies naturally, which I’ve used to support thousands of women in their birthing experiences.”

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Chiropractic and Athletes

Chiropractic and Athletes

Athletes have been benefiting from Chiropractic care for many years; however, it has only recently been receiving attention from the media. Athletes of all types, from the weekend warrior to the world-class athlete, utilize Chiropractic because it is a drug-free way to better health and performance.

Chiropractic adjustments help ensure that the body functions as efficiently as possible, which can maximize healing and recovery from all types of injuries.

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Can Chiropractors Turn Breech Babies?

Can Chiropractors Turn Breech Babies?

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.

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Parental Satisfaction with the Chiropractic Care of Their Children

Parental Satisfaction with the Chiropractic Care of Their Children

“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."

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RESEARCH: RESOLUTION OF CHRONIC POSTPARTUM URINARY INCONTINENCE FOLLOWING CHIROPRACTIC CARE FOR VERTEBRAL SUBLUXATION

RESEARCH: RESOLUTION OF CHRONIC POSTPARTUM URINARY INCONTINENCE FOLLOWING CHIROPRACTIC CARE FOR VERTEBRAL SUBLUXATION

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.

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What Can Chiropractic Care Do for Your Child?

What Can Chiropractic Care Do for Your Child?

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.

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The Use of Chiropractic Services in the Care of Pregnant Women: A Survey of Midwives

The Use of Chiropractic Services in the Care of Pregnant Women: A Survey of Midwives

"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.

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Take a Deep Breath In

Take a Deep Breath In

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.

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C-Section and VBAC

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.  

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Tu(be) or Not Tu(be)?

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.  

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Confessions of an Old Mom - It’s All “Gym” Dandy

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. 

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