A Healthy Start for a Healthy Future

 

A seedling needs good soil, water, sunlight, and nutrients to grow a healthy plant. Likewise, your child needs good nutrition, water, air, love, elimination/reduction of toxic elements, and an uninterrupted flow of nerve signals, to name a few, for healthy growth and development. A baby is a vast bundle of neurons representing a potential of […]

Resources for a Healthy Pregnancy, Birth and Baby

 

Local Resources:  Midwives Robin Lavis, CM (231) 264-9144 Birthways Midwifery, Inc. Geraldine Simkins, CNM (231) 228-585 Peg Dunn, CNM (231) 941-5568 Dance of Life Midwifery Services Kathi Mulder, CPM (231) 929-3563   Doulas Karen Griggs, Doula (231) 409-2896 Samantha Tengelitsch, Doula (231) 943-4054 Blessings of the Womb Robin Lavis, CM (231) 264-9144 Aware Beginnings Doula […]

Pregnancy and the Chiropractic Advantage

 

EXCERPTS FROM: PREGNANCY AND THE CHIROPRACTIC ADVANTAGE BY STEVE TROYANOVICH, D.C. A situation in which (1) the medical community is improperly informed about the benefits of chiropractic care and (2) there exists a lack of communication between the members of organized medicine and the chiropractic profession has resulted in a diminished quality of health care […]

Midwifery Facts

 

From: The Wellness Report Sponsored by the Michigan Chiropractic Council “Unfortunately, the role of obstetrics has never been to help women give birth. There is a big difference between the medical discipline we call ‘obstetrics’ and something completely different, the art of midwifery. If we want to find safe alternatives to obstetrics, we must rediscover […]

Complications of Spinal Changes During Pregnancy

 

Pregnancy results in considerable compensations in biomechanics and structure of the spine. During pregnancy the thoracic (mid-back), lumbar (low back), and whole pelvic structure undergo changes in preparation for the subsequent delivery. Loosening of the usually firm joints under hormonal influence leads to changes in posture, weight bearing, degree of spinal curvature, and dynamics of […]

Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy for Safer, Easier Births

 

By: Jeanne Ohm, D.C. Originally Printed in: I.C.P.A. Newsletter May/June 2001 Chiropractic care is essential for the pregnant mother. Her systems and organs are now providing for two and their optimal function is critical for the baby’s healthy development. The mother’s spine and pelvis undergoes many changes and adaptations to compensate for the growing baby […]

Breastfeeding

 

From: The Wellness Report Sponsored by the Michigan Chiropractic Council The Miracle of Mother’s Milk In the past 20 years, researchers have been examining the unique and complex features of breast milk in an effort to determine why it is so superior to cow’s milk and infant formulas. The composition of human milk, like that […]

Vaccine Myths

 

The following is reprinted with permission from Alan Phillips DISPELLING VACCINATION MYTHS An Internationally Published, Referenced Report   © by Alan Phillips, Director, Citizens for Healthcare Freedom P.O. Box 622Durham, NC, 27715. Revised periodically. This Posting Revised February 5, 1998.   PART 1: An Introduction to the Contradictions Between Medical Science and Immunization Policy. o […]