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Understanding Breech Babies

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  This week, our guest writer and award winning prenatal chiropractor Dr. Elliot Berlin, takes us through a hot button topic: breeched babies. By Elliot Berlin | DC   Early in pregnancy, your baby has plenty of room to move, as you’re probably well aware. My patients often share that it’s not unusual for them to feel a sharp elbow jabbing …

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Coached Pushing vs. Maternal Pushing

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  By Malinda Wright Last winter a patient of mine, who we’ll call Sarah, shared her birth story with me. She was in the hospital laboring with her first child and everything was progressing as planned. Sarah started to develop strong urges to push and instinctively started to bear-down. The nurse in the room noticed what she was doing and …

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Get the DL on L&D: What you really need to know about Labor and Delivery

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    “Why don’t you try squeezing something the size of a watermelon out of an opening the size of a lemon and see how hot YOU look?” –Look Who’s Talking   By Melinda Fontaine Back By Popular Demand: Here is the sequel to my 8 Pregnancy Tips. This is what a Pelvic PT/Mom wants you to know about labor …

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Marcy on Sex and Leaking after Babies; Her Frenemy: The Kegel!; and What Actually Happens during a Pelvic Floor PT Session {VIDEO}

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Sex and leaking after childbirth. Her love/hate relationship with Kegels. The down low on how pelvic floor PT works. Urinary leakage. No topic is off limits when Marcy sits down with Steph and Lauren, the hosts of The Lady Brain Show! “We have loads of questions,” kicks off Steph. “I can’t sneeze without crossing my legs and kind of leaning …