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  • Birth Is the Key

    A natural birth unlocks breastfeeding potential and so much more. "Breastfeeding is complicated, and most mothers can’t do it.” That’s what this culture has thought for decades. But the more we learn, the more we realize that human newborns are just...

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  • Birth Principles Workbook: A Soulful Alternative to a Birth Plan

    You’re pregnant, and now that the initial shock, excitement, and/or morning sickness has worn off, you’re starting to think about your birth. Maybe you’ve read every book on pregnancy and birth on your library shelves; maybe you’ve heard more of your...

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  • Essential Ingredients for a Natural Birth

    In addition to regularly visiting your chiropractor during your pregnancy, consider these nine holistic paths to strengthen your mind, body and spirit for your upcoming birth. Homeopathy Homeopathy is a gentle system of care that has been...

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  • 10 Personalities of Dads at Birth

    Just like women, men all have their own ways of being present for a birth. They have varying comfort levels with the process, which, though we all have to push our comfort zones in birth, should be respected. Here are the 10 birth personalities of...

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  • Oxytocin: Finding the Love of Birth

    Perhaps the best-known birth hormone is oxytocin, the hormone of love, which is secreted during sexual activity, male and female orgasm, birth, and breastfeeding. Oxytocin engenders feelings of love and altruism; as Michel Odent says, “Whatever the...

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  • Choosing a Birth Class: Hospital-Based vs. Independent Childbirth Education

    In our society, where birth often happens behind closed doors, and the wisdom of labor is not often shared between generations, childbirth education classes have become an integral part of the journey of preparing for birth. However, many women are...

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  • How Chiropractic Reduces Interference at Birth

    Lindsay was in labor all day. Her water had broken nearly 24 hours before and her progression was slow; her midwife, Elizabeth Charron of the Palms Birth House, was uncertain if she’d be able to continue at the birth center. That’s when she reached...

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  • Birth Empowerment: Successful VBAC Stories

    When someone begins care with me, I have one goal in mind: help them achieve their goals, to the best of my ability. For the women who come to me for prenatal chiropractic care, the goal is obvious: a healthy mom and baby after a healthy birth. Many...

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  • Considerations For Pregnancy, Birth and Early Mothering

    The more we understand about the human microbiome, the more fundamental it seems. Pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding seed a child’s microbiome, and therefore have long-term effects on his or her health. More research is needed to explore how...

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  • Siblings at Birth: A Rite of Passage into the Family

    We birthed all six of our children at home. Although the first four were what are now called “unattended” births (meaning no official birth practitioner was present), all but our first were attended by their siblings. For my husband and me, the...

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  • Delayed Cord Clamping at Birth Reduces Neonatal Anemia

    Delayed cord clamping at birth reduces neonatal anemia, according to the results of a randomized trial reported in the April issue of Pediatrics. “The umbilical cord is usually clamped immediately after birth,” write José M. Ceriani Cernadas, MD,...

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  • Chiropractic Care Resolves Birth Trauma Sequelae

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of chiropractic care on an infant with vacuum extraction induced birth trauma, infantile colic, and acid reflux.  Approximately 5% (1 in 20) of births in the United States involve...

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  • A Timely Birth: Part 1

    The timing of birth has major consequences for a baby. Too early or too late can mean the difference between life and death—or so we have come to believe—and it’s undoubtedly true at the extreme ends of preterm and post term birth dates. Although...

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  • Vertical Birth

    While the awareness about the dangers and disadvantages of giving birth while lying on one’s back is more widespread, this is still the main position in which the majority of women in the United States give birth. The disadvantages of pushing...

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  • What Mothers Need to Know About Giving Birth

    That birth is a cooperative action between the mother and baby. That babies try very hard to assume the best position for birth. Appearing in Issue #53. Order A Copy Today That the mother must, if...

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  • Birth - What are the Philosophical Options?

    A woman's body is exquisitely designed to conceive, nurture, and birth another human being. After conception, a woman and unborn child will unite in an oceanic blend of energy and identity... where one ends and the other ...

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  • Vitamin K at Birth: To Inject or Not

    Newborn infants routinely receive an injection of vitamin K after birth in order to prevent (or slow) a rare problem of bleeding into the brain weeks after birth. Vitamin K promotes blood clotting. The fetus has low levels of vitamin K as well as...

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  • Optimal Positioning: Balancing the Pelvis for a Safer, Easier Birth

    In preparing for a natural birth, we recognize two things: the mother’s autonomy in childbirth and the supremacy of normal physiology. A mother-tobe has many resources to draw from in preparation for birth, the greatest being her own innate...

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  • Five Reasons Your Birth Can Affect Your Baby and Your Parenting

    When I meet a new mom, dad, and baby for the first time at a consultation for colic and sleep, I always start by asking them to tell me about the birth. Mostly I’m met with confusion, wrinkled eyebrows, and curious looks. Very often they ask me why....

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  • Healing Birth: The Second Time Around

    How do you heal from a traumatic birth experience? How do you put it behind you and find the inner strength not only to move on, but to decide to do it all again? Could I, and should I, risk another traumatic birth? I asked myself these questions so...

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