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Push to Support the Placenta: 9 Reasons Why You Should Encapsulate

At many Medical Centers across the U.S., shortly after the average baby is born he or she will be cleaned, swaddle, snuggled into a hat, and lovingly placed into mama’s arms. All while the evidence of labor and delivery; literal blood, sweat, and tears is disposed of. That is until a recent (old) trend has… Continue reading Push to Support the Placenta: 9 Reasons Why You Should Encapsulate

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The Secret Natural Deodorant That Actually Works

Natural deodorants have come a long way since the first few crystals that promised to kill odor, but left much to be desired. If you prefer to keep your personal care toxic-free and don’t want to smell like you frequent a sweat lodge, then you may want to read on. The best natural deodorant is… Continue reading The Secret Natural Deodorant That Actually Works

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Stress and Your Unborn Child: Lessons from the Womb

Expectant mothers know that their future will include many lessons. Sometimes they will take on the role of student, but mostly, they will be the one who teaches their child valuable survival lessons. Many parents don’t realize the important lessons that their baby is learning early on from the mother’s environment. Every pregnancy should be… Continue reading Stress and Your Unborn Child: Lessons from the Womb

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The Immune System and Chiropractic

When we think about boosting the immune system, we've all heard about reducing sugar, eating right, increasing vitamin D, adding probiotics, resting/meditation, exercise, and taking herbal remedies, but something that is important and often overlooked is taking care of and maintaining a properly functioning nervous system. Many people ask me how my family and I stay… Continue reading The Immune System and Chiropractic

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Cracking the Code on Chiropractic: Philosophy and Expectations

When most people think about chiropractic care, the most common association is as a treatment for back pain. While it is true that chiropractic may relieve pain symptoms, this is accomplished by activating the body’s self-healing ability. By adjusting the spine, chiropractors correct vertebral subluxations and relieve nervous system interference. Composed mainly of the brain… Continue reading Cracking the Code on Chiropractic: Philosophy and Expectations

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The Three T’s of Chiropractic

Traumas, Toxins, and Thoughts Not many people know the truth about how our bodies actually work. There are four major systems that control almost all of our bodily functions, the most important of which is the nervous system. The nervous system is the master conductor over the human body because many of the functions of… Continue reading The Three T’s of Chiropractic

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OMg! The Sneaky Reason Behind Your Chocolate Cravings

It is estimated that over 36 Million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold in preparation for Valentine’s day. With the U.S. consuming an average of 2.8 billion pounds, chocolate is one of the most popular treats. But, did you know that chocolate is actually linked to a nutrient that over 80 percent of Americans are… Continue reading OMg! The Sneaky Reason Behind Your Chocolate Cravings

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Boosting Breast Milk Supply

Shortly after your precious little one has arrived, there is a lot of attention on your breasts. Parents may come to realize that it’s not just about making milk, it can be about feeding schedules, the comfort level of nursing in public, engorgement, pumping, latching, and sometimes cracked or tender nipples. Whether a new mama… Continue reading Boosting Breast Milk Supply

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Guide to Essential Nutrients and Supplements

We have all heard the saying, “you are what you eat” but more accurately, you are what you digest. It’s no surprise that we should all eat as many organic, whole foods as possible. Unfortunately, with our modern depleted soil and our ever increasing busy lives, we may be coming up short when it comes… Continue reading Guide to Essential Nutrients and Supplements

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My Autoimmune Story

In late 2009, while on a hunt to explain my infertility, I received a shocking double diagnosis. I learned that I had 2 auto-immune disorders that were uncontrolled and essentially precluding me from achieving pregnancy: Graves Hyperthyroidism and Type 1.5 Diabetes (LADA – Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adulthood or Slow Onset Type 1). My body… Continue reading My Autoimmune Story