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Marijuana Moms

Category: Maternal Health

Publisher Donald Peterson Jr. of DYNAMICCHIROPRACTIC.COM in the October 2018 edition wonders if “history is repeating itself” with the increase in pregnant women using marijuana. He wonders if it might lead to another epidemic like the one Thalidomide caused in the 50’s and 60’s. A 2016 study shows an almost 44% increase in use of marijuana by pregnant women in the U.S. as compared to 2015 – that’s almost 1 in 20 mothers. The increase is rooted in...

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The Role of Omega-3's in Maternal Health and Breastfeeding

by Dr. Kim Selir on 09/04/2015

Category: Maternal Health

This month's topic focuses on the wonderful process of creating a new life – pregnancy. While it can be a time of major physical and emotional changes, every healthy parent would agree that it is one of the most rewarding experiences in life. It is our goal to assist every mother in creating the ideal environment for her developing child. One of the most important and overlooked nutrients in this process is Omega-3 fish oil. The main reason we encourage everyone to become...

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