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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 February 28th, 2013 by | 20 views | comments
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 7 million women in the United States alone have been labeled with an impaired ability to conceive a child, and of these women, over 2 million have been deemed infertile. (A couple is labeled as infertile after having unprot...
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Acupuncture, part of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is the use of thin needles to stimulate specific points on the body. These points are located along meridians, or energy pathways, and needling them creates a change in the qi (translated as ‘vital energy') at that point and along the meridians. The...
Posted on January 25th, 2013 by | 16 views | comments
By Ginny TurnerPresident Ecobaby Organics, Inc.Pure-Rest Organic Bedding Co18 years of pure organics   Been wondering whether to use cloth or disposable diapers for your baby?  Here are some concerns and issues surrounding the use of disposable diapers, and reasons you should choose cloth diapers ...
Posted on January 25th, 2013 by | 16 views | comments
By Shirley VanderbiltOriginally published in Body Sense magazine, Fall 2002.Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. All rights reserved. Reposted with permission. Pregnancy is a beautiful and natural condition -- nine transformative months full of excitement, planning and peering at the aweso...
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What is a Childbirth Educator? Childbirth educators teach expectant parents how to prepare for labor,birth, and thepostpartum period. They teach techniques to help with relaxation and pain in labor, methods to use throughout the childbirth process, as well as information on late pregnancy, labor, b...
Posted on January 25th, 2013 by | 13 views | comments
© Dr Sarah J Buckley MD 2009 This article may be copied and circulated for personal use and also for use by birth professionals, provided that all information is retained and credited. For permission to translate, publish or post online, please contact Sarah via her website www.sarahjbuckley.com Ex...
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Chiropractic Care for Pregnancy, Birth, and Your Baby Have you always been that person who only thinks of chiropractic care for back pain? Yes, chiropractic can be great for back and neck pain, but it is also very useful for other issues infertility, pregnancy and newborns. Chiropractic Care Defin...
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Congratulations! You have carried, nurtured, and loved your baby for 9 months, and have safely and successfully brought him or her into this world. Being a new mom, whether it is to your first or fourth child, as exciting as it is can be a challenging and demanding time in life for many women. Slee...
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Nothing is as precious as a newborn baby… especially your own! That is why making decisions about the way you care for your baby should be of utmost importance. Using natural methods of care for a child can be safer, less expensive, and longer lasting than conventional medicine. Natural treatments ...
Posted on April 13th, 2013 by | 9 views | comments
Thinking about my birth experience causes my heart rate to rise and my mood to change. Eight years later I have to talk myself through the emotions that still appear. My birth was hell and I now have PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) because of it. Men who go to war are traumatized by things t...
Posted on January 25th, 2013 by | 8 views | comments
You may have been shocked after the birth of your baby by the look of your belly. Besides the loose skin, you are also looking at loose abdominal muscles. Your muscles had to stretch and loosen up in order to accommodate your baby. Many women during their pregnancy experience a separation of the rec...