Join Us
Connect with others and find support.
methodology-benefit methodology-benefit
Categories

Natural Birth & Childbirth Support

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by
"Despite major advances in medical care, critical threats to maternal, infant, and child health exist in the United States. Among the Nation’s most pressing challenges are reducing the rate of preterm births, which has risen by more than 20% from 1990 to 2006,1 and reducing the infant death rate, wh...
Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by
Pre-birth acupuncture is acupuncture that is administered when a woman reaches full term, or 37 weeks. The focus of the acupuncture treatments is to prepare a woman for birth - both physically and emotionally, and to promote a healthy natural labor and birth. From a physical perspective, would you ...
Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by
DID YOU KNOW... that Chiropractic care is beneficial for all ages? Depending upon the individual in question, the source of their problem and the treatment offered, most patients report a significant reduction in pain, discomfort and symptoms of disease or illness after seeing a chiropractor.Typic...
Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by
Cranial Chiropractic Care and Infants Cranial  and Spinal Subluxations:  Affect the neurological function of cranial nerves (i.e. pressure on the hypoglossal nerve as it exits the canal may result in dysfunction of the tongue) and upper cervical spine. Subluxations can result from vaginal birth, c-...
Posted on November 23rd, 2013 by
As this year comes to an end, we celebrate the holiday of Thanksgiving. It is a time to gather together with loved ones. Some we see frequently and some we haven't seen in awhile. It's a time to celebrate the joy of food… wonderful, calorie filled, food! We watch holiday movies and practice years of...
Posted on November 18th, 2013 by
It may be surprising to some, but pregnancy and chiropractic care go hand in hand. Chiropractic adjustments are a safe, gentle and natural way to help a woman’s body adapt to the many changes undergone during pregnancy. Reasons to have chiropractic during pregnancy During pregnancy, several change...
Posted on November 6th, 2013 by
The faithfully supportive birth partner: you have attended childbirth classes, visited with the baby belly every day,  pampered the mother-goddess to her heart’s content and managed to get that tricky nursery furniture assembled. You are overjoyed with the coming of your child and you love his mothe...
Posted on October 10th, 2013 by
We as doulas are often asked many of the same initial questions. So, I thought we could answer some of those questions up front for you. But I wanted to give everyone a better understanding. Just as each mother is similar but unique, so is a doula. These answers are from two separate doulas (not me)...
Posted on September 18th, 2013 by
Guest post authored by Laura Schmalfeldt, labor & birth doula at Embracing Labor. That's right, I'm sitting in my big comfy bed, while my beautiful children nap, researching and writing about poop. This is my life.  I am currently in the beginning stages of potty training my little boy. (insert si...
Posted on September 9th, 2013 by
 Perineal Massage Touching the Sacred Gateway, By Jamie Mossay of Embracing Labor One of the most common fears surrounding the birth process for pregnant women is that the tissues of her perineal area (particularly between the vagina/vaginal opening and the rectum/anus) will “tear.”  It has become...