October 29, 2018

In the hours after your baby is born there’s a good chance a labor and delivery nurse will offer to bathe your baby. It’s standard protocol at many hospitals to wait 8-24 hours to give baby his or her first bath, and up to 48 hours after a cesarian birth. The World Hea...

January 29, 2018

As adults we all know that regular Chiropractor care can be highly beneficial. Our central nervous system controls everything. Think of your spine as a foundation of a home holding everything in its place. As beautiful as the birth process is, an estimated 60-90 lbs. o...

January 18, 2018

Typically between 32 and 36 weeks of pregnancy your baby settles in a more permanent position, head-down (this called “cephalic” or “vertex”) Finding out that your baby is breech in the last few weeks of pregnancy can be stressful. But a breech baby does not mean you a...

June 27, 2017

It is every woman’s right to have autonomy over her body and her baby at all times during pregnancy, labor, and the birth process. It is shocking how often women have this basic human right, informed consent, taken away from them by their care providers. One particular...

May 7, 2017

Have you ever used masturbation to relax? Relieve a headache? Yes. So why not use it as a tool during childbirth? 

First, lets have a little lesson in biology. Birth and sex hormones are the same. Did you know that oxytocin peeks at levels 10 times higher during labor t...

March 30, 2017

What do you do when you feel a cold coming on during pregnancy? Aside from lots of water, rest, and a healthy diet. There are many safe and natural remedies for colds during pregnancy. Here’s a list to keep handy just in case you get sick. Bonus: Homemade cough drop re...

February 10, 2017

It is common to get so caught up in the excitement of preparing for your new baby that you forget you need to prepare your fur baby for the arrival of your new family member. Many dogs adjust just fine, but some need a little extra help and of course love.

When You're E...

February 9, 2017

Benefits - What are the benefits of this procedure? How will this help me/my baby/my labor?

Risks - What are the risks of this procedure? How might this negatively affect me/baby/labor?

Alternatives - Are there alternatives to this procedure? Are there other options?

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January 8, 2017

What is a doula?

A doula is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible. A doula works in bir...

January 5, 2017

C-sections can come with a lot of negatives - longer hospital stays, weeks and weeks of recovery, and often times trauma that can lead to anxiety and postpartum depression.

Many moms who planned on delivery vaginally can feel as if they failed and that their bodies didn...

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