At first glance, most people don’t see the connection between chiropractic care and pregnancy. However, having a nervous system in optimal working condition and structural support help both mother and child during the pregnancy, birth process, and postpartum period.
Being born is a natural process. With every pregnancy comes hormonal changes, a shift in body weight, and a laxity of connective tissues. New stresses are experienced by the lower back and pelvis. Regular chiropractic care during pregnancy helps maintain balance, …
*** Today’s guest post is by Melanie Garland, IBCLC and owner of Better Breastfeeding, LLC.***
Breastfeeding in a Nutshell
Our species has survived to the last millennia because women somehow figured out how to breastfeed, so breastfeeding must be doable…right? Well, yes! The concept of breastfeeding is simple: Baby latches, suckles and drinks colostrum. The act of suckling stimulates mom’s hormones to produce increasing amounts of milk, and as baby drinks milk his mother’s body is then stimulated to …
Many times I have joked with my husband how our newborn babies appeared to be “milk drunk” after breastfeeding. Milk drunk is the term we use to describe the look of pure ecstasy on a baby’s face when they’ve fallen asleep satisfied from a good feeding.
BREASTFEEDING AND PARENTING CONFERENCE
The La Leche League of Georgia is having an awesome conference this year October 1-3, 2010. I am very sad that I will be unable to attend, but I encourage anyone who has the opportunity to go because the seminar presentations look awesome.
Register Online here
Today is the last day for online registration. Walk-in registrations are welcome, with a $10 additional fee.
Healthcare Provider Seminar Presentations
Friday, October 1
INFANT LATCH – EVERYTHING OLD IS