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Pregnancy and Soon After

Published: June 27, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Being pregnant can be both exciting and confusing, especially the first time.  The prospect of carrying an increasing weight around for nine months, different health considerations, concerns about delivery, and then raising a child is often a daunting thought.  This is not helped by the fact that all too often pregnancy is viewed as a […]

Can Chiropractic Reduce Time in Labor?

Published: June 12, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

According to a study, patients who received chiropractic care from at least the tenth week of pregnancy through labor and delivery experienced significantly reduced mean labor times compared to women who were not receiving chiropractic care. Out of the two groups of women who were studied during their first pregnancy, those receiving chiropractic care averaged […]

Mom and the Ladybugs

Published: June 5, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |  

This piece was written in 2007. Yet ladybugs keep on showing up. Last Friday I had to put down Scrappy, my beloved dog and best buddy for 12-years. My German grandmother had a fascination with the VW bug cars. Every time she spotted one, she would shout with joy, “Kaefer” which means bug/ ladybug in […]

Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Published: June 3, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Chiropractic care is health maintenance of the spinal column, discs, related nerves and bone geometry without drugs or surgery. It involves the art and science of adjusting misaligned joints of the body, especially of the spine, which reduces spinal nerve stress and therefore promotes health throughout the body. Is chiropractic care safe during pregnancy? There […]

Chiropractic for Pregnancy

Published: May 27, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Do yourself and your baby a favor. Chiropractic care throughout pregnancy is not only safe, it is essential. A motherʼs systems and organs are now providing for two and their optimal function is critical for the babyʼs healthy development. Specific chiropractic care throughout pregnancy works by enhancing nerve system function, thereby providing greater health potential […]

Frustrated Moms, Grateful Moms

Published: May 22, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Almost every day I receive phone calls from frustrated mothers who want me to check their children. Allergies. Asthma. Wheezing. Bronchitis. Ear infections. Steroid inhalers. Emergency room visits. Nothing works. I am pleased that there is an  appreciation for and curiosity about chiropractic and children. It’s obvious parents are now open more than ever to […]

Breech Babies and the Webster Technique

Published: May 9, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

You have seen the Webster Technique — that chiropractic technique to help pregnant mothers with breech babies — featured on The Learning Channel’s hit series “A Baby Story.” You have read about it in Mothering magazine and Midwifery Today. You have seen it on the Internet. You have heard it talked about by birthing professionals. […]

My Mother’s Rug

Published: April 5, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Almost 15 years ago, my mother passed away from an unexpected and brief bout with  lymphoma.  Always hiking, teaching yoga, owning a spiritual bookstore, living in Vermont, mowing 10 acres of grass like it was no big deal, going on travel adventures, concocting evil looking but ever so healthy green smoothies, chasing down my sisters […]

Why Mothers Should Be Adjusted

Published: March 20, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Stress to the nerve system makes the most balanced of mothers become a little off kilter at times. This is why they need chiropractic care for the sake of wellness, sanity and longevity:  changer of diapers, keeper of the peace, supplier of food, taxi driver, fort builder, short order cook, homework manager, wiper of tears […]

You Can’t Make Babies if Your Mind is on Fire

Published: March 14, 2020   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Clarissa, in her own words, was a “hot mess of stress.” On the outside, she looks like an accomplished business woman. Internally, however, she was falling apart. The demons of panic attacks and anxiety were raging fiercely. In frustration Clarissa lamented, “I used to be so happy. I don’t know what happened to the old […]