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Helpful Resources

This page was added as a means of providing valuable resources.  Please keep in mind that these sites are not necessarily affiliated with Birthwise Midwifery Care and are provided for informational purposes only.

Get Clean (for information on having a home, Free from toxic chemicals that are the leading cause of childhood asthma and respiratory problems, rashes, etc.)


Pregnancy and Birth Resources

David Kolowski DC – www.chiroloveland.comdavid@kolochiro.com
ICPA Member – Webster Certified

Top Websites: A wealth of info can be found at these sites. Dedicate some time to dig through these!

www.spinningbabies.com – Easier Childbirth with Fetal Positioning
www.ican-online.org – International Cesarean Awareness Network. Education, Support, and Advocacy.
www.ican-online.org/white-papers – Great Educational Information
www.pathwaystofamilywellness.org – Awesome quarterly magazine, past articles online
www.icpa4kids.org – International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
http://www.makinmiracles.com/resources.html – Most Comprehensive Collection of Resources
http://home.comcast.net/~wnor/pelvis.htm – Anatomy of the Pelvis
http://wisewomanwayofbirth.com/female-pelvis-designed-for-giving-birth/ – Educational Video
http://www.childbirthconnection.org/pop.asp?ck=10388 – Great Picture of Your Ligaments
http://icpa4kids.com/about/webster_technique.htm – Webster Technique Information
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZNGUlLcg2w – Video: Moving Through Fear and Pain to Strength
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0_HRJjt3zg – Video: Fate of Earth, Fate of Birth
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zDnigbvPvk – Video: The Truth about C-Sections
http://pathwaystofamilywellness.org/Informed-Choice/avoid-a-cesarean-know-the-facts.html

Local Resources

http://homebirth-midwife.com/
www.nocodoula.org/
http://motherslifetea.com/
www.motherlove.com/

Common Conditions Associated with Pregnancy that can be helped with Chiropractic:

SI Joint Dysfunction, Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction, Low Back Pain, Sacral Neuralgia, Sciatica, Coccydynia, Carpal
Tunnel Syndrome, Intercostal Neuralgia, Traumatic Neuritis, Bell’s Palsy, Brachial Plexus Syndrome, Leg
Cramps, Hemorrhoids, Constipation, Swelling, Headaches, Nausea, Premature Labor, “Overdue”
Pregnancy. – http://www.essenceofwellness.com/images/articles/stubersmith2008.pdf

Worthwhile Reading

http://pathwaystofamilywellness.org/Informed-Choice/vaccination.html
http://icpa4kids.org/index.php?option=com_finder&view=search&q=vitalism
http://pathwaystofamilywellness.org/Parenting/protecting-the-cave.html – Article for Dads to Read
http://astore.amazon.com/internatio019-20 – Lots of books

After the Birth

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/evidence-for-the-vitamin-k-shot-in-newborns/ – Vitamin K
http://evidencebasedbirth.com/is-erythromycin-eye-ointment-always-necessary-fornewborns/ – Erythromycin
http://icpa4kids.org/index.php?option=com_finder&view=search&o=&q=vaccination – Vaccines
www.nvic.org – National Vaccine Information Center, tons of balanced info
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10912-010-9132-2 – Hepatitis B Vaccine History
http://icpa4kids.org/index.php?option=com_finder&view=search&o=&q=circumcision – Circumcision

Why this Info Matters

  • Women are not familiar with birth
  • Women are taught to fear birth
  • Women are not encouraged to trust their bodies
  • Women perceive that they need outside help
  • Women have lost the ability to connect from within

You can do this. Educate yourself. Trust your body. Listen to your body and your baby.

 

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