BABY YOGA

Personally, I love seeing the moms and their babies bond through this practice.  The babies that have visited my yoga classes over the years have marveled at their singing, silly, Om’ing mamas.  Many times Mom will hold her baby in poses giving them both a new experience on the mat.  We can easily extend this practice into toddlerhood, childhood and beyond.  Yoga studios for … Read More

NATURAL WAYS TO HEAL THE 10 MOST COMMON CHILDHOOD AILMENTS

In one of our most downloaded podcast episodes, our very own pediatric chiropractor, Dr. Jay Warren explains how the most common ailments that children suffer from can be overcome. Sleep problems, constipation, reflux, colic, breastfeeding issues, recurring colds, ear infections and more…all can be helped in simple, natural ways. Listen to his podcast episode: Top 10 Reasons Why Parents Take … Read More

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH AUTISM

We started R in therapy almost 8 months ago; ABA or Applied Behavioral Analysis is the type of therapy we chose for R. The basic premise is that he is rewarded for behaviors we want and ignored for behaviors we don’t want. We love it and have seen nothing but positive results. In the 8 months we have been doing … Read More

I LOVE BORED!

Summer is officially here and if you have any kids out of the baby stage, it’s time to start planning camps, activities, and events right?? WRONG!!! Well, that is at least what a body of research is saying. Specialists across the country are saying that kids need to be bored in order to tap into their own creativity. So hide those … Read More

EASING THE TRANSITION TO FATHERHOOD

For some of you, this might be your first Father’s Day (either waiting for baby to come in a few weeks or months OR your child is already here) – CONGRATULATIONS!!! Becoming a father is a huge life event that is full of excitement, challenge, fun and fear for all of us. I had a discussion with psychologist, Dr. Danny … Read More

SPERMAMETERS – Considering the male factor in fertility

According to Resolve, the National Infertility Association, approximately 30% of infertility is due to factors involving sperm. Many couples are unaware of how this can be a factor in their fertility. If couples have been tested at a Reproductive Endocrinologists office they most likely have had a sperm analysis done but, if they were tested at their general doctors office, … Read More

Happy Father’s Day

We don’t often talk about men’s health. Your wife has probably been going in for routine well visits each year since she was 20 years old. When is the last time you went in for a well visit? It is important that men – in particular, when we are approaching our 40s – don’t skip routine care. Routine Checks: All … Read More

Podcast 078: Using Meditation During Pregnancy | Anna Gannon, Expectful.com

Anna Gannon Expectful.com

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Anna Gannon: a mom, the Community Guide and Editorial Lead at Expectful.com (guided meditation site for pregnancy and motherhood), a writer and a yoga & meditation guide.. In this episode, we will cover: how a major life change in her 3rd trimester lead Anna to meditation and how it helped not … Read More

Podcast 077: The Truth About Prenatal Exercise | Farel Hruska, Fit4Mom Global Fitness Director

Farel Hruska Fit4Mom

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Farel Hruska is the Global Fitness Director for FIT4MOM who has 20 years’ experience as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor and educator. In this episode, we will cover: the 3 most common “exercising during pregnancy myths” are what the current research REALLY shows about what you can and cannot do (especially in … Read More

Fertility: Receptivity & Femininity are the Key

  To build anything first you must create a good foundation. For fertility, nutrition, exercise, minerals and supplements all play a part, but we also need to develop our ability to receive by tapping into our femininity and our inherent creativity. As modern women we are bombarded with mixed messages about what it means to be feminine. We are expected … Read More