Prenatal Testing

Congratulations! You’re having a baby and your doctor has determined that yours is a "low-risk" pregnancy. You have good reason to believe that you will have a healthy, normal baby. Today, expectant mothers have the option of undergoing many excellent prenatal tests designed to provide them with more information about the health of their unborn babies. Read More …

Weight Gain during Pregnancy

The amount of weight a woman should gain during her pregnancy has long been an issue for discussion. There are many different viewpoints; some physicians feel that the optimum weight for a woman should be as little as 15 pounds, while others suggest 40 pounds is appropriate. They contend that if too much weight is gained during pregnancy, the baby will be too large and a difficult delivery will result. Other physicians feel it is important to have a pregnant woman follow an unrestricted diet – after all, she is "eating for two." Given these two views, what should a pregnant woman really do? Read More …

Chiropractic Care and Your Pregnancy

Today’s woman constantly juggles an incredible number of responsibilities: jobs, children, friendships, marriages, errands, appointments – the list is endless! You’ve got to be healthy just to keep up. Women have special health concerns during every phase of their lives; pregnancy is certainly one of the most important and complex phases. Although the changes women experience from pregnancy are natural, a little extra help is sometimes needed to cope with the dramatic changes in their bodies. Read More …

Planning Your Baby’s Birth

When you think about your baby’s birth, what is the first thing that comes to mind? What moments will be most special? What do you hope will happen and what do you hope won’t happen? Pregnancy is the time to identify things you want and things you don’t want to be part of your labor, birth and postpartum experiences. Read More …