Questioning Childbirth Status Quo, Part One: Common Labor Positions

The following blog is a repost of Ashley Brichter's original blog post. Ashley is a  birth educator, birth and post-partum doula, lactation counselor, and friend of the practice. She hosts many classes on childbirth, lactation, and much more. We will provide more information at the end of the post on how you can get in …

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Lace up or Feet up? Running During Pregnancy

Joanna Hess PT, DPT, PRC, WCS Exercise in ever tightening spandex while making frequent public toilet stops, or binge on Netflix and cronuts? Pregnancy is a great equalizer. Not even Kate Middleton can escape the hormones that can cause pregnant women to suffer from mood swings, fatigue, nausea, and achiness. Those symptoms—and modern culture—frequently encourage …

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Boost Your Baby’s Brain

By Riva Preil Simply put, exercise ROCKS.  It improves mood, helps control body weight, fights disease, boosts your energy levels, and improves sleep and sex.  But that’s not all! Recent research reveals that exercise during pregnancy may improve fetal brain development. Researchers at the University of Montreal in Canada performed a controlled experiment with women …

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