Pregnancy Articles

An Expectant Parent’s Guide to Chiropractic

What we cannot see are the millions of different hormonal changes and chemical reactions occurring both in the mother and the developing baby, all of which are controlled and coordinated through the nervous system. Now more than ever, during...

An Interview with Suzanne Arms

I recently had the opportunity to speak with best selling author Suzanne Arms about her 30 years as an educator and activist. With passion in her voice, she shared her struggles as well as her hopes for the future. Arms is frequently,...

Another Reason for Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy

Many women have successfully utilized the service of chiropractors throughout pregnancy for the relief of back pain and discomfort commonly associated with pregnancy. Since the advent of the Webster technique, many women have started chiropractic...

Also labeled: Issue #05, Pathways Magazine

Back Pain During Pregnancy

As your pregnancy advances and your uterus enlarges, you’re likely to feel some discomfort. Back pain is a common complaint. But you don’t have to grin and accept back pain as a normal part of your pregnancy. You can take steps to stop the...

Also labeled: Issue #09, Pathways Magazine

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....

Breath Walk for Pregnancy

Pregnant women all over the world walk throughout their pregnancies. Most of the time it’s to get from one place to another, but occasionally, a woman slows her pace and slows her mind. She walks with her breath, which she shares with her...

Also labeled: Author Anna Stewart, Issue #26

Chiropractic and Pregnancy: Greater Comfort and Safer Births

How can chiropractic add comfort? Chiropractic care in pregnancy is an essential ingredient to your pre-natal care choices. A large percent of all pregnant women experience back discomfort/ pain during pregnancy. This...

Also labeled: Author Jeanne Ohm, DC

Chiropractic Care for an Easier Pregnancy and Safer Birth

You might have noticed that chiropractic care is becoming an important part of birth preparation for many pregnant women these days. These women are realizing the benefits of regular chiropractic adjustments as they prepare for safer, easier...

Common Obstetrical Procedures and Their Link to Autism

Birth today has become a technological experience where a natural process has been replaced with artificial procedures and schedules. Without the necessary vitalistic support during pregnancy, women enter the birth process with fear and are led to...

Connecting with Baby Before Birth

Pregnancy can be daunting. Prenatal gadgets tempt expecting mothers at every turn, as the market is saturated with ever-changing options for mommy, daddy and baby. But underneath it all, we are simply driven by a common desire to fulfill the ideals...

Experts Speak Out Against Induction

According to Dr. Marsden Wagner, author of Born in the USA, a critical look at the U.S. maternity system, “Federal studies that analyze birth certificates tell us that the percentage of U.S. births that happen Monday to Friday, nine to five, is...

Also labeled: Issue #29, Pathways Magazine

Fats for Maximum Brain Potential

At no other time of life is nutrition as important as during pregnancy. Pregnancy is a time of great change and growth for the developing fetus as well as the mother. Everything the mother puts into her body provides the building blocks for the...

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...

Fundamental Problems with Maternity Care in the United States

This statement was developed in response to serious and continuing problems with maternity care in the United States, including: The United States is the only wealthy industrialized nation that does not guarantee access to...

Also labeled: Issue #20

Homebirth: A Father's Perspective

Finding out that you’re going to be a father is a very crystallizing and defining moment in a man’s life. Some men run from it, others embrace it, and still more are, frankly, puzzled by it—and some fears and uncertainties, once believed to have been...

Also labeled: Author Jeff Sabo, Issue #34

Lifelong Lessons from the Womb

Gone are the days when we could consider pregnancy a nine-month “grace period” before the job of parenting began. Mounting research tells us that everything we do— beginning, even, before conception—shapes our children in critical, life-altering...

Love and the Heart Warming Innocence of Children

A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4- to 8-year olds: “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think… When my grandmother got...

Also labeled: Issue #06, Pathways Magazine

Making Healthy Babies: Your 10-Step Action Plan

Want to get pregnant? Here are 10 tips for increasing your chances of conceiving a healthy baby...naturally!1) Know Your Cycle When is your “fertility window”? The Sympto-Thermal Method has proved to be a very effective way to det...

Mercury Rising: Warnings in Pregnancy and Infancy

Mercury: a Known Toxin It has been known for a long time, that mercury is a toxic and dangerous substance that effects the developing nerve system in an adverse way. Web MD offers this report: “Mercury is very dangerous to...

Mind the Gap

CPD is the most common reason for performing a caesarean. But how common is it, really?In the 18th and 19th centuries, poor nutrition, rickets, and illnesses such as polio caused pelvic anomalies, which resulted in loss of life during...

Also labeled: Author Kelly Winder, Issue #36
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