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Finding a Prenatal Chiropractor to Support You

In just nine months, a woman carries and provides for the creation of new life. The most complex system on the planet is formed without any help from the outside world. Constantly changing from the moment of conception, a woman’s body can be supported by gentle chiropractic adjustments to better …

Dear SHAPE Magazine

SHAPE recently published an article announcing to women that they could speed up labor. I’ve never been more disappointed, angered, or saddened at the state of affairs in the birth world in our country. This article is beyond misleading and does anything but present the facts or big picture. Shame …

Cesarean Birth Recovery

  A cesarean birth is a birth route that includes a major abdominal surgery. A surgery is an instance wherein an incision is created within the skin, our biggest organ, in order to explore, put in, or take out with a heavy reliance on instruments. In the case of a …

Fork in the Road- Is Medically Necessary?

Average length of pregnancy? Some state the estimated due date is calculated by adding 280 days, or 40 weeks, from your last period. Others say, at the moment, it is around 268 days, or 39 weeks, due to the fact of early inductions and cesarean births. Whatever way you are …

A VBAC Success: She Knew She Could. So She Did.

GUEST BLOG: BIRTHFIT Mama Melinda Rushing  After having a traumatizing experience with my first birth that ended up with an unwanted emergency C-section, I was left feeling scared, depressed, and empty. With the addition of not being able to physically move and the pain of the surgery, my anxiety was …

Michel Odent talks In-Labor, Pre-Emergency Cesarean Birth

Today I had the most certain pleasure of seeing, listening, and discussing with Michel Odent. I missed the legend when he came last year and was not going to miss it twice. Over the past week I was involved with three different births, so the actual process of childbirth was …

A Breech Baby Should Not Mean Automatic Cesarean

I have a client right now who is 35 weeks pregnant with baby number two. Mom is healthy, educated, and financially stable. Mom trains smart two to three times a week, practices her HypnoBirthing ® during her lunch hours, and eats real food. Mom had a beautiful un-medicated, vaginal first …

Mama Strut by PELV-ICE

Use the Code BIRTHFIT when checking out for free shipping.  We absolutely love what the women at PELV-ICE have come up with for postpartum recovery, the Mama Strut. This fancy little compression product is great for icing and heating those awkward regions immediately after birth. We have had few of …