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Chiropractic Care for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy is such a beautiful time in a woman’s life. Except for the back pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel and other aches and pains that come with it. Approximately one-half of all women report experiencing some level of back pain during their pregnancy, causing some expecting mothers to feel that this is normal and to be […]

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“We’re Pregnant, Now What?” Morning Sickness and Heartburn

This is the second part of a series of articles about pregnancy by YinOva Acupuncturist and Obstetric Nurse, Laura Scheurer. You can read other articles in this series by clicking here. Morning sickness, one of the most common of complaints in pregnancy, can vary widely from person to person.  One might experience a mild aversion to aromas that […]

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“We’re pregnant, now what?” Conquering pregnancy fatigue.

This is the first part of a series of articles about pregnancy by YinOva Acupuncturist and Obstetric Nurse, Laura Scheurer. You can read other articles in this series by clicking here. What an exciting time it is anticipating the birth of your baby, whether it is your first or a new addition to your growing family.  We […]

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Using Acupuncture to Treat Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Earlier this week the BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1.) released a report that found that acupuncture can help women suffering from pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy. This is not the first research study to look at this. In fact in 2005 I was interviewed by ABC news about the same topic. […]

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Exercise During Pregnancy

“Is it safe to exercise during pregnancy?” I get this question a lot from new moms and the answer is that for most women it is perfectly safe as long as they keep a few common sense guidelines in mind. In fact not only is it safe but it’s a good idea to stay physically […]

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10 things you should avoid during pregnancy

1. Smoking Most people know that it’s important to give up smoking when you are pregnant. If you don’t you run the risk of your baby having a lower birth weight, and learning disabilities. You also increase your risk of miscarriage. At The YinOva Center we recognize that cigarettes can be a hard habit to […]

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