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Posted on March 24th, 2015 by
Archetypal Symbols Within Nature: A Hidden Source of Meaning in the Journey of Pregnancy and Motherhood   According to Rubin, “childbearing requires an exchange of a known self in a known world for an unknown self in an unknown world” (1984, p. 52). It has been argued that the backdrop of pregnan...
Posted on September 15th, 2014 by
We have all heard the instructions of an airline attendant reminding us to put on our own oxygen mask before we help anyone else with theirs. This advice is often cited as a metaphor for self-care because it so accurately expresses why it is important. It seems to say, ironically that if you can’t t...
Posted on August 25th, 2014 by
Pregnancy and trying to conceive are exciting times, filled with new developments. And the birth of a first baby is truly the birth of three people: a child, a mother and a father (or partner.) It is so important to have strong supports to lean upon. Yet, many new parents find that old friends do ...
Posted on August 21st, 2014 by
Call me crazy but my turn on is shared responsibility. It may sound like a snooze fest but it makes working on my marriage juicy. Eight weeks post baby is what it took for us lovebirds to take the plunge. My hormones are okay, I've been horny. The hubs thinks my fourth trimester bod is sexy and has...
Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by
If you are pregnant, one of the best things you can do is see a doctor of chiropractic.  Chiropractic care provides so many things a pregnant body needs: a flexible and balanced spine, hips and pelvis; internal organs without postural stress and freedom from nerve stress. All essential for a health ...
Posted on May 7th, 2014 by
One of the reasons birth is such a profound experience is because it changes us, forever. Pregnancy and birth makes you a different person. Not only are there physical changes, but the way that you relate to the world completely changes. You look at your parents differently. You look at yourself dif...
Posted on May 5th, 2014 by
As TCM practitioners, we have in our therapeutic tool belt a number of ways to encourage lactation with acupuncture, herbal therapies, and nutrition, however, nothing we do can substitute for what you can do at home.  Here are some important steps that moms need to do at home to encourage milk produ...
Posted on May 5th, 2014 by
One of our favorite types of treatments we do as acupuncturists is to prepare a pregnant woman for labor. It is such a powerful time in a woman’s life as she stands on the precipice of motherhood. It is often a very emotional time because she is about to embark on a very new, very personal journey, ...
Posted on March 4th, 2014 by
Wellness: Being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate intention. Integrated: Achieving a harmonious interrelated whole by coordinating separate elements. Despite living in an age that demands quick answers and a pill-popping approach, the synergistic combination of basic...
Posted on February 22nd, 2014 by
In planning for beautiful smiles in wedding album and in planning a family as well, holistic dental health is important for some reasons rarely considered. When entering into matrimony the focus is on the ceremony, the honeymoon and beginning a new life shortly thereafter. There are so many details ...