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The human microbiome – bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc. – live on us and in us. These bacteria work together to keep your body operating normally. THESE BACTERIA PROTECT YOU FROM DISEASE! When babies are born by Cesarean, they do not get the benefit of the “seeding” or establishment of the baby’s immune system.
How can you, as a pregnant woman, keep your pregnancy healthy and normal? Follow Dr. Tom Brewer's Diet For Pregnancy. This diet is backed up by research and experience by care providers and pregnant mothers that proves this is the best way for mom to stay healthy and...read more
Here is what I’ve heard over the 22 years I’ve been teaching Bradley Method® childbirth classes, including my own experiences: Like very strong menstrual cramps times 20 if lying down, but only times 10 if standing up Downward pressure on the vagina and rectum that...read more
4 ways to boost your overall well-being and happiness Wishing you could improve your overall well-being but not sure where to begin? Establishing sustainable, healthy habits can be much easier than you think. All it takes are a few minor tweaks to your daily routines...read more
Can Physical Therapy Help Rectus Abdominis Diastasis Following Pregnancy? There are a lot of Pinterest graphics and program ads on Facebook aimed at new moms with Diastasis Rectus Abdominus, otherwise known as "Mummy Tummy". That is probably because approximately 53%...read more
Luke Niels Brouckaert arrived on January 19, 2018, at 6:03am; 8 lbs. 7 oz., 21 inches of perfection. Now let’s rewind; I was set on a home birth with a midwife and as few interventions as necessary. My wife, Adrianne, was skeptical after her own experience with two...read more
Everyone seems to be practicing yoga these days. There are so many types of yoga classes and yoga styles. Is practicing yoga for you? This Evidence-Based Guide Can Help You Figure Out If Yoga Is For You!The Definitive Guide to Yoga from Healthline Ask any yoga...read more
Photos by Pixabay Top Tips for Staying Fit While Traveling When you’re on vacation or traveling for business, it’s easy to forget about eating right and exercising. Living in hotels, eating fattening foods, and drinking calorie-laden beverages can do a number on just...read more
Here is another positive birth story. This expecting couple took the Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth class to prepare for the safest and healthiest birth story possible. She entered the world with a bang and a pop We happily celebrated Charlie Jean...read more
How To Create A Yoga Room For Your Online Classes Yoga is more popular today than ever before, with approximately 37 million Americans practicing yoga on a regular basis. This isn’t too surprising, especially when you consider the health benefits of yoga; it can...read more