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5 Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

5 Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Making New Years Resolutions is a tradition we either look forward to or loathe each year. Even if you don’t want to make a hard resolution, sometimes starting a new and healthy habit in January just seems like a good idea. Whether you call it a resolution or not, I have my top five realistic “resolutions,” or simple changes you can make this year to be a healthier you.

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Managing The Holiday Blues

Managing The Holiday Blues

Holiday season is a time for celebration for most, but can be a time many of us experience sadness, stress, anxiety, fatigue, and even depression – especially, if we don’t have extended family or many friends.

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The Essential Guide to Sitting, Standing and Sleeping For an Optimal Pregnancy

The Essential Guide to Sitting, Standing and Sleeping For an Optimal Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a miraculous and exciting time! It is also a time of great biomechanical stress. Growing a new human is no easy feat. We experience altered rib movement, changes in the position and angle of our spinal curves due to added weight and changes in weight distribution – our center of gravity moves forward, we have compromised core strength and stability due to muscular stretching and weakening, and add on top of all of that the laxity in our joints due to the hormone relaxin which softens and loosens our ligaments so that we can widen to grow and deliver a baby.

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How To Support Someone Dealing With Perinatal Loss

How To Support Someone Dealing With Perinatal Loss

October 15th was Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. One in five pregnancies end in miscarriage, and six infants in 1000 is stillborn. I wanted to write for those who have experienced a perinatal loss or know someone who has. Whether you have other children or had a subsequent successful pregnancy, the sense of loss does not go away – you cannot get past it, only through it.

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“Mama, my ear hurts!” – The Chiropractic Approach to Childhood Ear Infections

“Mama, my ear hurts!” – The Chiropractic Approach to Childhood Ear Infections

Often in my conversations on this subject, I come across the interchangeable use of the terms ‘common’ and ‘normal’. I want to make it clear that ear infections in children are fairly common these days. They are not normal.

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