Postpartum Care

Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period

Top 10 Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period: 1. Nursing challenges: lack of milk, let-down difficulties, mastitis Colicky/fussy baby 2. Anemia and or tiredness, lack of energy. 3. Urinary incontinence/stress incontinence/dribbling urine 4. Lingering pain in the perineum, pelvic floor, hip or site of surgery Post-partum hypertension 5. PPD: Post-partum depression/anxiety/mood disorders… Continue Reading Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period Continue Reading Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period

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10 Ways to Stay Healthy in Winter

10 Ways to Stay Healthy in Winter Baby it’s cold outside! 10 ways to stay warm and healthy in the winter chill. 1. Drink water. Really? Yes! It’s dry out, it’s dry inside from heat. Drink room temperature water or your favorite tea. Any digestive issues? Hot water with lemon is an ally. 2. Wear… Continue Reading 10 Ways to Stay Healthy in Winter Continue Reading 10 Ways to Stay Healthy in Winter

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Amy’s Top 10 Postpartum Supports

Trust Your Mama-O-Meter (AEM) Amy’s Top 10 Postpartum Supports 1. Trust your Mama-ometer! You are THIS precious one’s mama. Others may know their baby best and you will know yours. 2. Connect with experienced moms who share your values. There are many world views around child rearing. Have women in your circle who hold up… Continue Reading Amy’s Top 10 Postpartum Supports Continue Reading Amy’s Top 10 Postpartum Supports

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When Postpartum Depression is more

When Postpartum Depression is more. How CAN we support mothers who express symptoms of post-partum depression and or mental illness without shaming them or punishing them? This is a conundrum as when one is overwhelmed with such feelings, one is unlikely to seek help due to shame and/or fear that one’s child will be taken… Continue Reading When Postpartum Depression is more Continue Reading When Postpartum Depression is more

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Childbirth Practices to Support You & Your Family

New and Traditional Childbirth Practices to Support You and Your Baby Amy Mager MS, LicAC, BIrth Support, etc. 413.222.8616 www.WellnessHouseNorthampton.com Before Birth Taking care to align your body so baby can be in a good position to prepare for the journey of birth. Do do hip circles – Your baby’s head is the heaviest part… Continue Reading Childbirth Practices to Support You & Your Family Continue Reading Childbirth Practices to Support You & Your Family

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Ten Things You Can Do to Generate Health

Ten things you can do every day to create Wellness in your Heart, Mind and Spirit. 1. Value the body you have – warts and all, imperfections and all and accept that, just for today, this is what you have to work with. Every body has something going on, and we can work with what… Continue Reading Ten Things You Can Do to Generate Health Continue Reading Ten Things You Can Do to Generate Health

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