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The Breastfeeding Wars

Public NursingThe Mommy Wars are so last decade. Modern moms are currently waging The Breastfeeding Wars. There are those who don’t, those who won’t, those who do, and those who do so publically.  Take, for example, the American University professor and single mother, Adrienne Pine. 

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What is an Osteopath?

OsteopathsOsteopathy is an alternative approach to medicine that takes a holistic approach to a patient care. Osteopaths believe that including an individual’s emotional and mental health is key to solving physical ailments. Many expectant women find this approach extremely beneficial as they experience both physical and emotional changes throughout pregnancy, childbirth and during recovery.

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What is a Lactation Consultant?

Nursing BabyLactation consultants are experts in breastfeeding and human lactation who help mothers master the art of breasfeeding. Lactation consultants provide one-on-one support as well as educate the public at large about the benefits of breastfeeding. Due to breastfeeding's crucial role in cementing the bond between mothers and their babies, many hospitals and birthing centers now keep lactation consultants on their staff to consult with mothers within hours of birth.

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What is Birthing From Within?

Birthing from Within exists as both a highly acclaimed book and birthing philosophy from the perspective of a mother and midwife; its core components consist of self-discovery, meditation and other self-awareness techniques. Its creative approach to birth helps women avoid unnecessary complications and medical interventions during the birth process. This philosophy supports a holistic approach to the mind-body-spirit connection and teaches women how to maintain positivity during the challenges pregnancy and labor.

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Chiropractic During Pregnancy

ChiropractorsChiropractors are trained, non-surgical medical professionals who focus on realigning the body. By focusing on the nervous system, chiropractors treat musculoskeletal conditions as well as back pain, joint pain, neck pain, strains, herniated discs, and sprains among other issues.

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