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Posted on January 17th, 2016 by
By Liza Janda AAHCC since 1995  I have been a Bradley Method® teacher for 20 years in North San Diego County. I believe that for parents who want to know as much as possible about labor and birth and want to remove fear, then the Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth is an excellent choice. There a...
Posted on November 21st, 2014 by
by Isa Herrera, MSPT, CSCS   Many people don’t realize it, but the right labor position can minimize the trauma and help prevent injuries such as hip separation, low back trauma, and tailbone pain. As a physical therapist specializing in women’s health, I deal with trauma and injury from labor and...
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 12th, 2014 by
When Does a Baby Need a Chiropractic Checkup? According to the chiropractic specialist Larry Webster, DC, there are six times in baby’s first year of life when the chiropractic examinations are especially important: After the birth process. When the baby starts to hold his/her head up. When th...
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 April 9th, 2014 by
Pediatric Chiropractic and the Nervous System  Most people don’t think of getting chiropractic care for their newborn, but infancy and childhood are the most effective time in a person’s life to receive chiropractic adjustments.   Chiropractic adjustments aim to clear the interference in your nervo...
Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by
Top Ten Immune Boosters         1 –LISTEN TO YOUR BODY. Your body will warn you with subtle signs when your immune system is fighting something off. Most early signs are behavioural (especially in children) like being more tired than usual, feeling inexplicably cranky, appetite changes, etc. Pay ...
Posted on January 9th, 2014 by
Something that was very apparent to me when I first decided to become a doula, was that the term “doula” was almost considered a label.  Kind of like a “WASP” or “Hippie” or “Conservative.” I’ve found that (depending on the type of crowd or person I was talking to) each time I would share my profes...