Category: Postpartum

The importance of proper alignment for breastfeeding

As a new parent, you may be aware of the mainstream approaches and resources available to support you. However, you may not be aware of alternative approaches and of what traditional medicine has to offer.  Did you know Chiropractic care […]

Sweet sleep! conversations with baby sleep experts

What made you decide to become a sleep consultant/coach? Erica: I was a doula for close to two decades and a lactation counselor for many years before having my own baby. When he turned 1yr, I found a sleep coach […]

Find balance and heal with Acupuncture

How have you used acupuncture to support wellness and recovery for new moms? Due to the nature of the birthing process, many of our patients struggle with hip or pelvic pain and discomfort for several weeks after the birth of […]

Empowering African American Moms

We talked to Zina DeMonde about empowering African American moms: We are all women of color, just different colors. All women want the same thing – a healthy baby, a healthy mom and most of all, to be the best […]

Coping With Anxiety During Pregnancy and Postpartum

We have all experienced anxiety, uncertainty, a feeling of being overwhelmed and not able to control our thoughts or emotions at one time or another. In the sleep deprived, sometimes stressful transition to new motherhood, these feelings may seem heightened. […]

Acupuncture for postpartum depression and anxiety

“If you have suffered from anxiety before pregnancy or are experiencing it now for the first time, there is help for you.  Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine offers great relief of the symptoms associated with anxiety and depression.  This comes […]