I finally found a chance to write a little about our second home birth experience, and even have a few photos to share. We didn’t take as many pictures as we did last time, but since they speak 1000 words, everyone should be all set. Since the birthRead More >
Kate, Gordon, and I welcomed the newest addition to our family this weekend. On 04/18/2010 at 3:34am, Maggie Elizabeth Elsie Gibson was born at our home, and the process was flawless, although tiresome. Kate felt her first contractions at approximately 10:30pm, we called our midwife at 12:30am. SheRead More >
My wife sent me a great little article about chiropractic care and pregnancy written by Dr. Jennifer Wise, D.C. from Toronto, ONT, Canada. It’s always great to see positive and accurate publicity about the benefits that regular chiropractic care can provide for a healthy pregnancy. Here are someRead More >
I have to admit I am getting a little nervous about the new baby coming. I play it cool most of the time, and I don’t have any bad experiences from the birth of Gordon. However, I do remember a couple of weeks prior to Gordie’s arrival, myRead More >
I have been a little surprised at my reluctance when mentioning our homebirth choice, since I do no not have as much interest in defending my point of view as I used to. Realizing that your time is a very limited resource will do that. So I have done my best to collect some information regarding the actual statistics involving the safety and outcome measures of homebirths.
Something that I have not seen much coverage on is the inclusion of a Chiropractor in the expecting family’s homebirth team. It is getting much more common to have a midwife, midwife assistance, and doula. Having your family chiropractor on hand is something that cannot always be arranged, but I know most of my colleagues would love the chance to help the mother and child in this process.
Even though my wife and I have had a successful birth at home, I continue to do research to understand the role medicine and chiropractic play in this natural process. I recently found an article that is very well done, and supports the role chiropractic has played inRead More >
My wife, Kate, recently reached the final trimester of our second pregnancy(I say very loosely, as I realize I am involved strictly in a supportive role.) With Kate’s first pregnancy there was very few if any symptoms, and the pregnancy was relatively stress free. This second pregnancy hasRead More >