8 Benefits of Prenatal Yoga for Mama and Baby

Yoga & meditation have proven to change gene expression in recent studies. They help lower blood pressure, blood sugar, reduce stress, engage the parasympathetic nervous system allowing the body to ‘rest and digest’, improve heart function, relieve back pain, improve bone health, among many other wonderful things. As a mommy to be, there are many healing benefits to reap from … Read More

Podcast 005: The Essentials of Prenatal Nutrition | Dr. Pia Martin

Click here to Subscribe to “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” or listen to more episodes. In this episode, we will cover: What are the best foods to make sure a woman is eating for a healthy pregnancy? Is there a certain amount of protein a woman should be shooting for? Are there any foods a woman should avoid? and why? What about … Read More

Podcast 004: Care Messer Explains Our Child Birth Class Offerings

Click here to Subscribe to “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” or listen to more episodes. Our guest today on “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Care Messer. In this episode, we will cover: Why Care believes birth education is so important that she created the Birth Education Center in San Diego, CA A description of each of the child birth classes offered (at … Read More

Podcast 003: Fertility and Acupuncture | Maring Higa LAc.

Click here to Subscribe to “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” or listen to more episodes. In this episode, we will cover: The basics of how acupuncture works to help the body The ways acupuncture can help a couple get pregnant Other healthy tips to support successful conception Resources mentioned in the conversation: www.CapWellnessCenter.com www.MaringHiga.com About Maring Higa: Natural medicine has always been … Read More

Podcast 002: Top 10 Reasons Why Parents Bring Their Children to a Chiropractor | Dr. Jay Warren

Click here to Subscribe to “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” or listen to more episodes. In this episode, we will cover: 1) The simple way that chiropractic “works” and help create health in every body 2) The difference between traditional adjustments and “light-force” adjustments 3) The Top 10 health challenges chiropractic can help kids recover from Resources mentioned in the conversation: ● … Read More

Podcast 001: The Importance of Birth Education | Dr. Cap & Care Messer

Click here to Subscribe to “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” or listen to more episodes. In this episode, we will cover: 1)    How Dr. Cap can tell if a woman has taken birth education classes before delivery or not 2)    What classes are the best to take and when 3)    Why a pregnant woman who has been educated about birth has safer, … Read More

Podcast 000: Why We Do What We Do For Pregnancy & Birth | Dr. Cap & Care Messer

Click here to Subscribe to “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” or listen to more episodes. In this episode, we will cover: 1) How Dr. Cap & Care came together to create the Cap Wellness Center 2) Why they believe integrating alternative healthcare services makes for healthier pregnancies 3) Why educating pregnant women translates to safer, more natural, more powerful births Resources mentioned … Read More

The Benefits of Prenatal Yoga: VIDEO

Many expecting moms are curious as to how prenatal yoga can benefit them. Prenatal yoga actually has endless benefits ranging from being able to relax to helping strengthen moms throughout their pregnancy. Watch this video from our yoga manager, Laura Munkholm, as she explains these benefits in detail.  

Fertility and Acupuncture: VIDEO

Many people ask our acupuncturist, Maring Higa, how exactly does acupuncture help with  women with fertility issues. Watch this video as she explains it in detail.  

The Webster Technique for Breech Babies

(re-published here with permission from Dr. Jay Warren) — Last week, I heard a soon-to-be mother say to me something horrible: “Oh no, I wish I’d known about this sooner – now it’s too late!” The woman was 37 1/2 weeks pregnant with her first child. Her baby was stuck in a transverse lie and while the baby was moving … Read More