When I am chatting with an expectant mother, one question I often hear is, "Do you think a chiropractor could help... Is that even safe during pregnancy. Chiropractors kind of scare me." Nine times out of ten my answer is a resounding: YES! Call that chiropractor yesterday! What are you waiting for?! There are a lot of opinions on chiropractors, however, my personal experience has lead me to be extremely "pro Chiro".
My first experience with chiropractic care was in high school long before ever considering pregnancy. I had chronic back and neck pain and after seeing many specialists, I was finally referred to Chiro care, and it was the only thing that helped. After a 12 week healing progr
Birth Doulas are becoming more and more popular... though many misconceptions still surround the understanding of what exactly a birth doula does, most people have some idea that a doula supports you during labor.
What about postpartum doulas though?
What is a postpartum doula? What is the difference between a postpartum doula and a nanny, night nurse, etc.? Should you hire a postpartum doula? Are they *really* necessary?
Let's start with "What is a postpartum doula?"
A postpartum doula is an experienced and knowledgable expert who supports new families after the birth of their baby. The transitional postpartum period is rough and requires support. Unfortunately in our modern Ame