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Posted on October 5th, 2013 by | 6 views | 1 comments
Don’t pressure yourself to be perfect. This is a stage filled with lots of challenging behaviors. Your child will test your patience over and over again, and you’ll react in a less than perfect way because, well, you’re human. When your child is challenging you, it’s easy for you to feel that you’...
Posted on January 25th, 2013 by | 76 views | 0 comments
By Ilana Machoverhttp://homepage.ntlworld.com  I have always been interested in the problem of breech babies, 2 having been one myself. We do not know for certain what causes most babies to settle in the head-down position after months of floating and turning in the womb: it seems to be a programm...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by | 1 views | comments
When your baby needs support after delivery, the NICU is the place to be.  NICUs are set with highly advanced medical technology to save small fragile lives.  At the bedside of a preemie newborn, all systems are connected and purring.  Constant detail of all inner workings; heart, blood pressure, br...
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by Kenyon Adei-manu What are micronutrients and why are they important to me? If you're not a health professional you're probably not very well equipped to answer that question. That's ok, I'm here to bring you up to speed, by the end of this article not only will you know what micronutrients are, ...
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by Sünje O'Clancy, MA  Most women attending prenatal yoga classes begin their journey toward labor and delivery with a natural birth in mind. However, sometimes intentions and preparations are not enough to realize the birth experience we visualize. While there are women who choose C-section, the m...
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Creating a Healthy and Safe Sunscreen Balance – Vitamin D and Skin Color Over the past 150,000 years, skin color has evolved depending on the migration patterns of our ancestors.   Skin pigmentation changed to ensure our ability to adapt to new environmental and geographical regions.  As civilizati...
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by Drs. Ian and Lindsay Hoffman Did you know?  A recent article in Reuters Health News suggested that more parents are taking their children to the chiropractor, and are very happy they have done so!  Studies published in 2007 and 2008 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and th...
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by Lisa Jarrett, President of The BabyPlus Company, LLC The ancient Chinese used to perform what they called Taikyo during pregnancy.  In essence, Taikyo involved talking and singing to their unborn children and patting on their expectant tummies. All of these practices are differing forms of audit...
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by Michelle Alva, PT, CIIM  We need love hormone to birth, heal, grow, bond and breastfeed. Breast feeding requires the neurohormones oxytocin and prolactin. Nature is so wise that it created feeding time to also be a time for mother and baby to strengthen their bond, heal, grow and increase experi...
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by Dr. Kamyar Hedayat Having a child is one of the greatest joys in life. To ensure a healthy and happy child, the mother should be at her optimal level of health and balance before conceiving. Here are some tips to optimize your health and the health of your child from conception to weaning. The h...
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c. 1999 by Susun S. Weed For thousands of years knowledge of the herbs and wild plants that could increase fertility were the secrets of the village wise women. But after the holocaust against European Wise Women (the "burning times") and the virtual extermination of Native American medicine women,...
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copyright 2000 by Susun S. Weed  The most fertile years of a woman's life are those between 18 and 28. Even into the mid-thirties, it is usually fairly easy to conceive and carry a pregnancy to term. During these years the hormones that control ovulation, enhance conception, and ensure a healthy pr...