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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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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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  • Herd Immunity

    Even though endemic outbreaks of common childhood diseases, such as measles, have been eliminated in some regions after prolonged mass-vaccination efforts, we are still being constantly reminded that reducing vaccination coverage of children in a...

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  • The Human Touch

    This was my third trip to Africa. I go because I understand the profound effect that one adjustment can make on a child’s life. Making the 10,572-mile round trip takes a physical and emotional toll, but the travel is worth it if it changes even the...

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  • 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...

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  • All According to Plan: A Breech Homebirth Story

    Our birth plan with Chase was rigid: Rose knew exactly how it would happen and exactly what she wanted. But life taught her that things do not always go according to plan. Little did we know that this lesson was going to be delivered in spades. It...

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

    Labels: A. Safety

    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....

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  • 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...

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  • Helping To Find a Wellness Minded Pediatrician

    Today wellness-educated parents are searching to create a “Wellness Healthcare Team” for their children. Many parents want to work with a spectrum of doctors and healthcare providers that suit the ongoing needs of their family. A growing number of...

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  • 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...

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  • How Do Vaccines Work? Immune Mechanisms and Consequences

    From Dr. Moskowitz’s previous article in Pathways (issue 10), we learned that the theoretical effect of vaccines on the infectious diseases they are designed to protect against is misleading at best. He also illuminated the potential long-term...

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  • “Growing Pains” and Chiropractic Care

    “Ouch! My legs hurt, Mommy!” Have you ever had your child wake up in the middle of the night complaining of leg pains? Do you remember having them as a child? These are commonly referred to as “growing pains” and can be defined as recurrent leg...

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  • How We Are Making Our Children Sick

    The purpose of the immune system is to allow us to live in harmony with our environment. In fact, most of the trillions of foreign cells present within our body coexist peacefully, and in some cases even contribute to our health and well-being. In...

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  • Keeping Our Babies Safe in Motion

    Although I would love to stay at home all day with my baby, my life requires me to leave home on occasion. Well actually, my son, Xander, and I usually have to venture out everyday. The one thing I can count on is that when I put Xander in his car...

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  • 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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