Author Jeanne Ohm, DC Articles

Midwives Advocate Chiropractic Care

After a recent ICPA E-Newsletter went out discussing the Webster technique, I received an e-mail from Ann Sommers, a midwife in Southern California. Her comments were supportive and enthusiastic about her experiences with Doctors of Chiropractic in...

Nerve System Function and Wellness

The term “wellness” is becoming common and being used by many holistic care groups to describe the type of care they are offering. In an effort to better understand its definition, I looked it up in various dictionaries. Merriam Webster defines...

Nourishing the Terrain: Exploring the Connection Between Nutrition and Immunity

19th-century physiologist Claude Bernard postulated that sickness was not caused by bacteria, but rather by human beings’ internal environment. “The terrain is everything;” he wrote, “the germ is nothing.” The presence of bacteria, he maintaine...

Also labeled: Issue #36, Nutritional Nuggets

Pitocin: Is the Pit Bull?

In one day's time I received two calls asking about the relationship between the administration of pitocin and neurologically compromised infants at birth and my intuitive antennas went off. Pitocin is a synthetic...

Also labeled: Birth

Questions From Parents

My son is 11 months old. He loves to roll and play while sitting up, but he shows no interest in crawling. He doesn’t get up on all fours or pull up to a sitting or standing position. We are doing an early intervention program and physical t...

Shifting the Paradigm

Since the founding of the germ theory of disease, scientists have offered a holistic perspective. At long last, their efforts are taking hold.I grew up in a household afraid of germs. When my sister was born, my father had all guests put on...

Also labeled: Issue #36, Holistic Healthcare

SIDS: Wives Tales, Ignorance, Prejudices and Slander

While "surfing the net" one evening I came across the website: "Child Secure- Big Safety for Little Kids". Its main article, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, drew my attention even closer. Their definition began with, "SIDS is the death of an...

Also labeled: Birth, Chiropractic for Life

The Case for Improved Function

Attention deficit disorder and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD and ADHD) have become one of the most controversial health topics of our time. The alarming rise in diagnosis and evidence of risky treatment has spurred the mainstream...

The Epidural Epidemic

Epidurals during birthing have become so routine, as mothers are being convinced that pain during labor is unnatural. Convinced that they should not endure pain during the birth process, mothers are set up to believe ...

The Webster Technique: A Technique for Pregnant Women

You have probably heard about the Webster Technique -- the chiropractic technique used in pregnancy to help optimize the mother's pelvic function.  It was featured on the Learning Channel's hit series "A Baby Story." You have read about it in...

Also labeled: Pregnancy

When Baby Prefers Tummy Sleeping

What is your recommendation about infant sleep position? We have a two month old (our third) who is having a really hard time staying asleep on her back. She seems to be happier on her tummy and seems to have no trouble lifting and turning her...

Also labeled: Issue #09, Co-sleeping

Why Should Children Have Chiropractic Care?

More and more parents are seeking chiropractic care for their children. Many spinal problems seen in adults began as early as birth. Even so called “natural” birthing methods can stress an infant’s spine and developing nerve system. The resulting...

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 a...

Also labeled: Birth, Issue #18
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