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 […]

Vaccination Decisions for Parents

 

VACCINATION DECISIONS FOR PARENTS Vaccination is a medical procedure, which carries a risk of injury or death.  As a parent, it is your responsibility to become educated about the benefits and risks of vaccines in order to make the most informed, responsible vaccination decisions. 1.  Your doctor is required by law to provide you with […]

Vaccines Linked to Autism Again

 

(Author unknown)   Human DNA in shots causes brain damage Hooooo-boy — the drug industry’s pro-vaccine cheerleaders are going to have a hard time shouting this one down. A retired Big Pharma bigwig has looked at all the published research on autism since the condition was first identified in 1943 and — wouldn’t you know […]

Omega-3 Benefits Your Baby’s Brain and Eyes

 

Dr. Mercola’s Comments, Excerpted from www.mercola.com The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) confirmed that omega-3 fats benefit eye and cognitive development in babies, but stopped short of recommending additional supplementation. Their reasoning was that babies acquire most of the omega-3 fat DHA from breast milk, which appeared to contain an adequate supply of this healthy […]

New Study Implicates Environmental Factors in Autism

 

  July 4, 2011 New York Times reprints By LAURIE TARKAN A new study of twins suggests that environmental factors, including conditions in the womb, may be at least as important as genes in causingautism. The researchers did not say which environmental influences might be at work. But other experts said the new study, released online on Monday, […]