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Too Much Fitness!(?)

  When I hear something more than once, I make a note. When I hear something more than a dozen times, then it’s time to discuss.   “Your pelvic floor was too tight…you are too fit to have a vaginal birth.” “Your baby is breech because you are too fit.” …

Top 4 Steps to Improving Baby’s Position

Steps to Improve Baby’s Position Are you concerned about a breech baby presentation? This brings some women into my office late in their pregnancy. They may not have considered chiropractic care during pregnancy before, but they’ve heard that chiropractors are good at turning babies. That’s not exactly true. Chiropractors are …

The most courageous, no-turning-back choice?

I am going to be straight up with you. If you choose to give birth at a hospital, then there are certain items that come with that ticket. Too often I hear women say they want the freedom to move around during labor. In all seriousness, they tell me this is …

Common Movements for Breech Babies

Last week I had a patient come see me based on her doctor’s recommendation. The client was 27 weeks and her doctor mentioned that her baby was breech. Not a big deal because most babies will continue to move around until they begin to run out of room (around 37-39 weeks). …

Oh Shit, My Baby is Breech!

Just this past week I had a woman come to me as a new patient. She was two weeks postpartum and had some serious back pain. Upon consulting with her, it was revealed that her left lower back pain had begun during her pregnancy (probably around months four or five). …

The Baby Turned!

Yesterday, I received a text in between seeing patients. A picture of the text is below. Basically, my patient and I have been working for about 2 weeks to get her first baby to present head down, so that she could avoid a c-section. The woman is beautiful with an …