Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 08:37
So, how much pain is too much pain? I think the evolution of becoming more self aware about what is happening with our bodies, as well as living in one of the healthiest counties in the United States, is
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 08:29
By this time of year, packing school lunches has moved beyond a morning chore to a nearly painful morning ritual that can easily lead to the intolerable battle of wills with elementary school kids (or adults for that matter) in some households! Here are some ideas to ease the struggle or just inspire the daily habit.
Published on Thursday, April 04 2013 15:28
Drippy noses, itching eyes, fatigue, and shortness of breath are all a terrible combination of symptoms that tend to show up for millions of Americans in springtime. While it seems like an awful way for the season to welcome someone, there are numerous ways to help improve the pattern over time.
Published on Thursday, April 11 2013 02:11
By, Janelle Boyington, RM, CPM
As the granddaughter of a survivor, as a healthcare provider for women, and as the mother of a daughter, I like so many of us am very concerned about breast cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that about one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime and that in 2013 about 39,620 mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends will die from breast cancer.
Various risk factors can increase the chances
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 07:14
Homebirth, as with many modalities of holistic health care, obliges one to be an active participant. In this model, the midwife, pregnant woman, and her loved ones work together as a team. As a midwife I support my clients in this new responsibility and care is individualized to meet the specific needs of each family. Personalized attention is the cornerstone of midwifery care. I share my knowledge and experience so that women can make informed choices. Together we observe pregnancy from a space of trust, addressing general discomforts with holistic options and taking action if medical attention is deemed necessary. The blend of each woman’s self-knowledge, our combined insight, and my clinical skills, provides the guides for creating an optimal pregnancy and birth.