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Raising Nearly Perfect Children?

Raising Nearly Perfect Children?

by Christopher Largent Many Native societies used to produce remarkably healthy children - mentally, emotionally, and physically.  How did they do it?  According to accounts of Native elders, they raised them as human beings - small but real people. What...

A Transition for Lactation Support at The Birth Center

A Transition for Lactation Support at The Birth Center

by Corinne Daut, RN, IBCLC, Director of Lactation Services My mentor, Katie Madden, has moved on to grow her Balanced Breastfeeding business and open her own private practice.  I am beyond proud of her. She has taught Gwynne and I so much over the last three years,...

Winter Herbal Remedies

Winter Herbal Remedies

by Jessica Ladin Jessica Ladin is a birth doula, forest kindergarten teacher, and mama to two children. Her interest in herbal medicine deepened after becoming pregnant and then having children. She enjoys combining her learning about the childbearing years with...

Fourth Trimester: Emotional Realities

Fourth Trimester: Emotional Realities

by Patty Haman, MA, NBCC Once you are home with your first baby, you will be experiencing many situations and internal emotions and reactions that may feel incredibly isolating and stressful. Having a baby can trigger many physical, emotional and mental reactions that...

Healing Touch is One of the Best in Energy Medicine Therapy

Healing Touch is One of the Best in Energy Medicine Therapy

by Barbara McAnany, Healing Touch Certified Practitioner, HTCP, Owner of Barbara’s Healing Touch I first learned of Energy Medicine back when my sons were teens-rocking the boat and I didn’t know whether I was floating or sinking!   A Yoga Instructor inspired me as...

Turning Inward During Winter

Turning Inward During Winter

by Anna Marie Trotman, Director of Integrative Services at The Birth Center We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the...

Holiday Wellness

by Anna Marie Trotman, Your Wellness Coach for the Holidays A New You  I got to thinking about hibernation after the “Delabear” recently went cruising through my neighborhood. I live in the Trolley Square area of Wilmington and it never occurred to me that a 200...

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

by Melanie Fajardo, PT, DPT Do you accidentally leak when you sneeze or cough? Do you know the exact location of every bathroom in every store? Do you feel a sudden urge immediately when you walk in your front door or when you hear the water running? Do you go to the...

What Triggers Your Eating Habits?

What Triggers Your Eating Habits?

By Anna Marie Trotman, Director of Integrative Services/Integrative Nutrition Coach at The Birth Center The other day I had lunch with a friend who I’ve known since elementary school. Catching up was fun, however, the discussion soon turned to our food choices. We...

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