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At our 40week appointment the doctor started doing an amniotic fluid check and non-stress tests. Baby looked good, so we kept going, hoping for a natural birth. We really wanted to trust the whole process of pregnancy, labor, and birth.
You have more bacteria in and on your body than human cells. 80% of that bacteria lives in your gut, aka your intestinal tract. That gut bacteria are GOOD FOR YOU! The remaining bacteria lives on the skin, in your ears, and in your nose, and if you’re a woman, in the vaginal canal. If you want a strong immune system, you need foods for gut health.
The human body goes through many changes, especially during pregnancy – Daily! Chiropractic care can ease the changes your body must go through to grow a new little human. Since we have no control over the adjustments our bodies make in pregnancy, we simply let them...
(It’s long, but so was our birth!) 41+++ I couldn’t believe I had reached 41 weeks. I remembered that my mom gave birth to me and my brother late term. However, I thought the theory that I would have my baby late term as well was exactly that — a theory. In other...
Summary: Pregnancy is a beautiful phase of life. Prenatal yoga helps you prepare for your pregnancy and childbirth, while ensuring that your body, mind and soul remain strong and healthy. It helps you have an easier delivery. “Yoga means addition - addition of energy,...
Luckily, new moms can feel confident when receiving emotional and physical doula-support during childbirth now that it is getting recognition from the scientific and medical community. A mother who gives birth in a hospital under strict policies will more than likely spend a lot of their time coping on their own. A doula couch provides a reassuring and constant presence while offering support during labor.
That first stretch after you wake up (or after sitting for a long time) has physiological benefits. Get some basic stretches – 21 of them – to do after every workout even if you can’t stand yoga!
I taught a breastfeeding class a couple of weeks ago. As usual, I got the same question I get every time I teach a breastfeeding class. “Can you drink alcohol and breastfeed at the same time?” Well, the answer is both YES and NO.
Birth is not meant to be done lying down.
This guided relaxation is a great way to practice relaxation, so that when labor begins, your body will know exactly how to respond to the stresses of labor. Choose some relaxing music to play in the background. Relax and Enjoy.