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  • Journey Into Birth

    CREATING PEACE IN THE WOMB, IN THE HOME AND IN THE WORLD

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  • A Timely Birth: Part 3

    Bacterial Vaginosis Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) has been associated with a two or three times increased rate of preterm labor and delivery, urinary tract infections (UTIs), premature rupture of the membranes (PROM) and endometritis. (10) Because...

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  • For Many Pregnant Moms, Webster Technique is the Key to a Safer Birth

    As a mom navigating her way through a high-risk pregnancy, news of one more complication just leaves you with more questions and concerns. When the news is that your baby is not in the head down (or vertex) position, your questions go something like...

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  • A Timely Birth: Part 2

    Postdates alone are not associated with poor pregnancy outcome. Extreme postdates or postdates in conjunction with poor fetal growth or developmental abnormalities do show an increased risk of stillbirth. But if growth restriction and birth defects...

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  • Home Birth: Our Journey to Sanity

    On September 8, 2010, at 7:21 p.m., my son, Andrew Steven Paul Glanville, was born. He weighed 8 pounds 8 ounces, and was 22 inches long. It was 12 hours from the time the water broke until he was born, with six hours of hard labor. Even though it...

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  • Birth Trauma and the Issue of Informed Consent

    At first, Erin Shetler was angry the doctor had performed the procedures without her knowing. He had cut her vaginal opening, used vacuum extraction to deliver her baby, and reached into her uterus to remove the placenta—all of which carry risks. A...

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  • The Flow of Life in Pregnancy and Birth

    Everything we see and feel and do is about movement and flow. Daily, we watch the sun move from the eastern horizon to the west. We feel the wind tug at our bodies as we walk outside, see the flight of birds from one point in the blue sky to another....

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  • Express Delivery

    Not every labor is a marathon; some take only a few hours. But are these so-called precipitous births really abnormal, or are they more common than we think? Soon after I began assembling a bed frame, which I thought would be a good labor project,...

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  • My Birth Story: How Baby No. 3 Was Different

    The pregnancy and birth of our third child was so much better than the births of my previous two children. My firstborn was induced at a hospital three weeks early due to low amniotic fluid. It was one of the worst experiences of my life. The labor...

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  • 10 Points to Remember About Birth

    1.) Be with people who think you can do it. Keep numbers to a minimum, and limit it to people with whom you are familiar. Appearing in Issue #40. Order A Copy Today 2.) Labor is active. Keep...

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  • Can Birth Injuries Cause ADHD?

    Among the causes of ADHD are brain injuries due to birth trauma or pre-birth problems. During birth, the brain structures believed to be linked to the development of ADHD are vulnerable to hypoxic damage. The damage is caused by inadequate amounts of...

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  • Encouraging Words, Unintentional Wounds

    There is a current trend in online social networking sites that cater to birthing women of broadcasting empowering quotes about birth. Many of these quotes are wonderful reminders of the power and strength of women’s bodies and minds. Many quotes are...

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  • Giving Birth: Home Can Be Better Than Hospital

    For women with low risk pregnancies in North America, giving birth at home bears similar risks of intrapartum and neonatal mortality as giving birth in hospital, but planned home births are associated with lower rates of medical interventions. In a...

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  • Birth Story

    The Power an Adjustment Can Release By Mallory Josh Appearing in Issue #57. Order A Copy Today I first came to Dr. Lacey when I was three weeks pregnant. As a chiropractic student, I understand the...

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  • Chiropractic Care Resolves Infant Twins Birth Trauma

    The present study investigated the effectiveness of chiropractic care of seven-month old fraternal twin boys with plagiocephaly (flat head) and scaphocephaly (long, narrow head).   Approximately 2.6% of births are complicated due to birth...

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  • Know Your Practitioner: The Three Models of Birth and Health Care

    What is a paradigm and why does it matter? How does each paradigm define the human body, and how does this definition affect the kind of healthcare you give and receive? How can we find ways to treat birth humanistically and holistically in an...

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  • Parental Power: Rally to Improve Birth Reaches Millions

    This past Labor Day—September 2, 2013— thousands of women, their families, and those who care for them assembled all over the country. In more than 160 cities around the United States, and in Puerto Rico, Australia, Japan and Canada, women’s voices...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/parental-power-rally-to-improve-birth-reaches-millions.html

  • The Rituals of American Hospital Birth

    Why is childbirth, which should be such a unique and individual experience for women, treated in such a highly standardized way in the United States? No matter how long or short, how easy or hard their labors, the vast majority of American women are...

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  • Changing the World, One Birth at a Time

    It was not so long ago that psychologists thought babies were born as “blank slates.” Babies were born into the world without memories, we were told—without emotion, without consciousness. They came in with just a physical body that would someday...

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  • Effects of Birth Trauma in Infant Eliminated with Chiropractic

    The purpose of this study was to report the effectiveness of chiropractic care on a five-month-old female infant with Erb’s-Duchenne Palsy. This particular arm paralysis is due to a downward traction type of force of the infant’s arm during...

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