All posts tagged: Peri-natal

Prenatal Chiropractic Care

Prenatal Chiropractic Care   There are many reasons and benefits for seeking out chiropractic care during your pregnancy, one of which is for the proper alignment of the tailbone (sacrum) and the uterine ligaments.  Uterine ligaments include the round ligaments and the uterosacral ligaments.  Misalignment of the sacrum, or torque to these associated ligaments can

Are we born with everything we need: Vitamin K injections at birth.

VKDB (Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding) was a concern for the medical community to resolve – a problem that affected primarily breastfed infants.  The worry was that breastfeeding women were not transferring enough vitamin K to their newborns and so needed to supplant their own stores if they planned on exclusively breastfeeding or have their baby injected

Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy for Safer, Easier Births

By Jeanne Ohm, D.C. 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 and the risk of interference to her

Dear Expectant Mother

Dear Expectant Mother, Morning sickness has, understandably like many “symptoms”, been vilified in our society and has been treated as something to cure. As hard as it might be for some nauseous mom’s-to-be to swallow, we have learned it is necessary for staying healthy far passed the baby’s delivery. We now know that nausea has