Jennifer Wise - Healthy Moms Blog

Dr. Jennifer Wise is a family chiropractor with a holistic and integrated approach to caring for individuals in all stages of life. Dr. Wise has a special interest in care for infants and children as well as women during and after pregnancy. Her unique training in perinatal and pediatric chiropractic care through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) includes certification in Webster’s In-Utero Constraint Technique. Dr. Wise is co-owner of Thrive Natural Family Health and also practices out of the Toronto Birth Centre.

5 Tips for Helping Breech Babies Turn

5 Tips for Helping Breech Babies Turn

Statistics show that approximately 4% of babies end up in a breech position at full term. If this is you, it can be all-consuming and very discouraging, especially if you have your heart set on a vaginal delivery. Know that there is still hope that your babe can get into the head down (vertex) position.  

 

Your doctor or midwife may recommend an ECV (external cephalic version) to turn the baby manually. You can use these techniques in preparation to make the ECV go more smoothly- or ideally, these techniques will help you to avoid needing the ECV at all.

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Chiropractic Remedies for Pregnancy Aches and Pains

Chiropractic Remedies for Pregnancy Aches and Pains
Pregnancy is such an exciting, beautiful and wonderful time. We see our body changing day by day and eventually get to feel this little person growing and developing inside of us. We wait with anticipation for the ultimate moment of a lifetime where we can finally meet our new babe! Ahhh… Isn’t it magical? Well the truth is, not always. 
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Back Pack Safety

Back Pack Safety

And just like that, we are back to school! This week, it doesn’t take more than a few swipes on Instagram to see proud parents posting pictures of their bright-eyed little ones with fresh hair cuts, new shoes and a chalkboard full of stats for the beginning of Grade ‘X’. Well-meaning parents load up their kids’ backpacks each morning with all the essentials, without giving much thought to the greater issue of how much is actually safe to saddle a growing child with?

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