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  • Hopping Off the Gluten Train

    I’ll admit it: I’m the type of mom who often scowls inside disapprovingly at doughnuts in preschools, elementary schools and birthday parties. I know it is judgmental of me, and I’m working on being more accepting. The schools in my area allow...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/hopping-off-the-gluten-train.html

  • 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...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/effects-of-birth-trauma-in-infant-eliminated-with-chiropractic.html

  • My Body Rocks: A Playwright, Mother and Activist Discovers Her Power

    I needed a nap. It was spring 2004, and my body felt a deep-in-the-bones exhaustion. My boys were 3 and 4 years old, I had been rising at 5 a.m. with my older son for more than four years, and I had just spent a year interviewing more than 100 women...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/my-body-rocks-a-playwright-mother-and-activist-discovers-her-power.html

  • Learning to Trust Our Intuition

    “The only really valuable thing is intuition.” —Albert Einstein Although intuition is an innate capacity that is available to everyone (and can be our greatest resource as mothers and fathers), if we aren’t aware of it, we might miss it...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/learning-to-trust-our-intuition.html

  • 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

  • Why Is the Fear of Birth Rising?

    If you’re pregnant, you may have typed these words into your favorite search engine: “scared of giving birth.” Most women at some stage will admit to having some (or many) fears about giving birth, especially if it’s their first time. Some women are...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/why-is-the-fear-of-birth-rising.html

  • Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: The Potential Dangers of Epidural Anesthesia

    The modern woman is task-oriented. We live in a world that places demands on our competence, attention and efficiency. We use technology, tap into our communities and plumb the depths of our reserves to navigate an often hyper-masculinized world...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/wolf-in-sheeps-clothing-the-potential-dangers-of-epidural-anesthesia.html

  • 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...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/birthing-bliss-birthing-trauma-and-postpartum-depression.html

  • The Premise of Chiropractic

    The basic premise of chiropractic philosophy is: “The power that makes the body heals the body.” There is a vitalistic force constantly at work in all living things, keeping them organized and adapting to the forces in their environment. This life...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-premise-of-chiropractic.html

  • Bringing Back the Balance: A Chiro Mom’s Perspective

    My introduction to chiropractic care came after the birth of my first child. As a new mother I found myself bombarded with facts, stories and ideas of what everyone else seemed to think was best for my child. Walking into a mom’s group at my local...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/bringing-back-the-balance-a-chiro-moms-perspective.html

  • The Well-Balanced Child

    Every parent wants to raise the perfect child: healthy, happy, loved, and respected with high achievements and even higher goals. We want our children to have the things we didn’t have and to achieve their dreams. This is all well and good, unless we...

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  • The Outside-In Child

    Young expectant parents can hardly wait for the arrival of their blessed child. Months, if not years of dreams and preparation go into starting a family. Every detail has been thought of: what schools will our children attend, what will be our...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-outside-in-child.html

  • Good Example

    I happened to be watching television the other day and, instead of my usual flipping channels during commercials, I left it on the channel and saw a few interesting commercials. The first commercial showed a parent heading off a potential drug...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/good-example.html

  • Better Choices For Colic

    As I work with small children in my practice, I am witnessing a distressing trend in the pediatric medical care of infantile colic. Colic is described as a complex of symptoms in early infancy characterized by inconsolable crying that persists for...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/better-choices-for-colic.html

  • Chiropractic Care for Children Found to be Safe and Effective!

    Two recent survey studies have shown chiropractic care for children is safe, gets results and offers children unexpected health benefits. One survey included data from doctors of chiropractic and the other survey collected data from parents of...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/chiropractic-care-for-children-found-to-be-safe-and-effective.html

  • The Safety and Effectiveness of Pediatric Chiropractic: Results from a Practice-based Research Network

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    Abstract Background and Significance: A study by Lee and colleagues extrapolated that some 30 million visits were made by pediatric patients to chiropractors in 1997 at a cost of $1 billion with $510 million being paid out-of-pocket by parents....

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/the-safety-and-effectiveness-of-pediatric-chiropractic-results-from-a-practice-based-research-network.html

  • ADD/ADHD: Holistic and Natural Approaches

    Traditional Chinese Medicine Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine have different approaches to diagnosing and treating attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. In the West, ADHD sufferers are usually prescribed anti-depressants or...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/addadhd-holistic-and-natural-approaches.html

  • Side Effects of Ritalin Use

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, as of 2003, 2.5 million kids aged 4 to 17 were receiving medication to treat ADHD. The most prevalent of these medications is methylphenidates, marketed as Ritalin and other brand names. With this drug so...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/side-effects-of-ritalin-use.html

  • Are You An Elephant On A String?

    Have you ever been to a circus and wondered why such a big animal doesn't just break that tiny little chain around its ankle? The answer is that the elephant is living in a state of what is called "Learned helplessness." The way to train an elephant...

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