Author: Deb

11 Sep TENS Machine- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

Among the many pain management techniques and methods, there is one that gets little attention here in the US. It is called the TENS Machine- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and it is used throughout much of Europe. What is the TENS machine? ...

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06 Aug Why Breastfeeding? Benefits for Mama and Baby

Welcome to August, aka Breastfeeding Awareness Month! To kick off our month long celebration, we are going to be featuring blogs about breastfeeding, the benefits of it, doing it in public, and proper nutrition for breastfeeding, just to name a few. We are...

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17 Jul Birthing Season

Most animals in nature follow an instinctual mating habit that reflects the season. Do we humans follow a similar pattern? Over the years, I have noticed that there is a natural ebb and flow regarding due dates. There are often many due dates...

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06 Jul Calm Eyes Quiet Mind

Recently in class, I was observing the students' reaction to holding some of the standing poses about one or two breaths longer than we usually do. I found the result was fascinating. Some students immediately focused on their breath to sustain the physical...

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28 Jun Delivered to Obesity?

This is an article from The Week (June 15, 2012 Volume 12 Issue 570 pg 21.) I though it was rather interesting piece, so I am passing it along. Happy reading!! Babies delivered by caesarean section appear to be twice as likely to become...

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