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  • Trial of Labor

    Up until the early 1900s, there was no good option for delivering high-risk births that would be safe for both the mother and baby. Joseph Lister’s use of carbolic acid as an antiseptic during surgery paved the way for surgical deliveries in which...

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  • Birthing Bliss, Birthing Trauma and Postpartum Depression

    I remember looking out of my living room window, drawing on my connection to all the women in the world who had felt this energy before, all who were in that moment, and all who would in time to come. This energy, this incredible power, was like a...

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  • Your Inner Wisdom: Trusting the Process for Natural Birthing

    It is sometimes called “our inner knowing,” “the gut feeling,” or “the wisdom within.” Whatever its name, the experience is universal. It is a feeling, a word, an image that stands out bolder than the regular stream of conscious thought and it makes...

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  • Sing the Babies Earthside

    On one silent night in Indonesia, midwives greet each newborn with song. It’s 3:33 a.m. at the Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth Foundation) birth center in the village of Nyuh Kuning, just south of the Monkey Forest, in Bali, Indonesia. There is a...

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  • The Growing Role of Chiropractic in Childbirth Education

    There are few things harder for a childbirth educator to watch than a couple who tried desperately to achieve a natural birth have it slip through their fingers. How do well-prepared people sometimes end up with a birth very different than the one...

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  • My Journey to a Homebirth

    Growing up, the only person I knew who had a homebirth was an aunt who, in my family’s opinion, was a bit of a hippie. It was not something “normal” people did. I never considered it as an option for myself. My homebirth came about because of the...

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  • Women’s Innate Knowledge

    Midwifery knowledge is everything about women. It is innate. It is what our bodies know without instruction when fear is absent. It is more than birth. It includes living, loving, sharing, crying, learning, helping and simply being silent while...

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  • Expanding Our Focus: C-Section Recovery

    In 2009, the most recent year for which final data is available, a record 32.9 percent of women gave birth by C-section, according to the National Vital Statistics System, part of the Centers for Disease Control. Preliminary data shows that in 2010...

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  • 4-Month-Old Thrives After Chiropractic Care

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the management and resolution of failure to thrive (FTT) in an infant.   FTT is used to describe infants who are unable to maintain growth or have inadequate growth using anthropometric criteria. ...

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  • Improvement in a Pediatric Patient with Craniosynostosis Undergoing Chiropractic Care

    Objective: To describe the chiropractic care of a pediatric patient with medically-diagnosed craniosynostosis. Clinical Features: A 3-week-old girl with craniosynostosis was presented by her mother for chiropractic care. The patient’s birth...

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  • Chiropractic Care and Respiratory Distress in Newborn

    Maleea’s birth was very difficult, the hardest of my three children. Her head was stuck in the birth canal totally looking over her left shoulder. The doctor could not get her head into an upright position. Having had two babies before, I knew how to...

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  • Videotaping of Births No Longer Allowed

    “Concerned that family videos of the birth of a child could be used against them in medical malpractice cases, doctors and hospitals are limiting videotaping in delivery rooms. ‘What once used to be really fun and warm and cozy and so forth is now a...

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  • Birthing with the Wisdom of the Ages

    It is sometimes called our “inner knowing,” a “gut feeling,” or “the wisdom within.” Whatever its name, the experience is universal. It is a feeling, a word, or an image that stands out bolder than the regular stream of conscious thought and makes a...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/birthing-with-the-wisdom-of-the-ages.html

  • Epidurals

    Epidural pain relief is an increasingly popular choice for Australian women in the labour ward. Up to one third of all birthing women have an epidural, 1 and it is especially common amongst women having their first babies. 2 For women giving...

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  • Birthing in Peace

    A Conversation with Ina May Gaskin on the Forces Surrounding Birth Interview conducted by Michael Mendizza Appearing in Issue #48. Order A Copy Today The way that people go through birth—whether...

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  • Improving Your Gut Sense in Pregnancy

    Before becoming a chiropractor, I was a microbiologist and immunologist. The microorganisms that we always talked about were the microorganisms that were always feared—the ones that we needed antibiotics and vaccines for, and were a threat to us and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/improving-your-gut-sense-in-pregnancy.html

  • FWF - 008 - Avoiding the Rise and Risk of Operative Delivery

    Family Wellness First The E-newsletter for Parents to make Informed Health Care Choices Issue 8: Avoiding the Rise and Risks of Operative Delivery Vaginal Delivery After Prior Cesarean Delivery May Have Low Absolute Risk Dec. 16, 2004 — Vaginal...

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  • Things You Can Do to Avoid an Unnecessary Cesarean

    The Public Citizen Health Research Group in Washington, D.C. has estimated that half of the nearly 1 million Cesareans performed every year are medically unnecessary. With more appropriate care during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, these Cesareans...

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  • A Chiropractic Pregnancy

    Every pregnant mother wants to have a healthy, safe and natural pregnancy. A birthing mother who is connected to her own body, who looks deep within herself, trusting her own body to do what it is hardwired to do, is much more likely to experience a...

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  • FWF - 003 - C-Sections

    Family Wellness First The E-newsletter for Parents to make Informed Health Care Choices Issue 3: C-Sections Elective C-Sections: the Cutting Edge of Modern Maternity Care The problem:The alarming rise in the c-section rate internationally has been...

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