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Category: Pregnancy
22 Oct

What to look for in a Prenatal Vitamin

Thinking about your child’s health from the point of conception is one of the best things you can do for your unborn child. In utero, they spend time depleting the mother’s body of the vitamins and nutrients they need to grow. As long at the mother has the nutrients available to support the growing fetus, everything goes..

14 Jul

Postpartum depression

The time after a baby is born is often the most challenging in a person’s life. People expect it to be miraculous and exciting but often parents have difficulty bonding with the baby, feel overwhelmed by challenges such as breastfeeding and lack of sleep, or feel stressed in their relationships with their partners and other..

22 Jun

Acupuncture for Fertility

How does acupuncture help with fertility? Acupuncture works by balancing the body to help it function optimally. Western research studies have shown that acupuncture has an effect on the nervous system and can therefore help to reduce stress, regulate endocrine and therefore hormonal functioning, and improve blood circulation in the local area. Treatments can be..

05 Feb

How to Dress for Your Acupuncture Visit

Traditional theory behind acupuncture believes that there is a distribution network for the fundamental substances of Qi (pronounced chee, meaning energy), Blood throughout the body. (These fundamental substances are different from the common western understandings of these terms, and their concepts are important for maintaining health). This distribution network is called meridians (like channels) that look like a giant web or..

05 Jul

Are You Low in Iron?

Iron deficiency is the single most common nutrient deficiency and a leading cause of anemia. Signs and symptoms of iron deficiency Signs and symptoms of iron-deficiency anemia depend on its severity and can range from mild to severe. Many of the signs and symptoms of iron-deficiency anemia apply to all types anemia. The most common symptom..