Pregnancy

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month!

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month!

Many of us know or have loved ones with a cleft lip or palate. I, myself, have a cleft lip; my mother as well. In utero, the lip forms between the fourth and seventh weeks of pregnancy, the palate during the...

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Stephanie And Dr. Shahine Radio Interview

Stephanie And Dr. Shahine Radio Interview

Listen to Lora and Stephanie speak about recurrent miscarriage when they were interviewed by Kate Daniels of the radio show, Inspirational Women. They discuss Lora’s new book, Not Broken, An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss and the concept...

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May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month

Preeclampsia is fancy word for high blood pressure during pregnancy. Many women have normal blood pressure when not pregnant, but develop high blood pressure and protein in the urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Symptoms may include: High blood pressure (greater than...

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Complimentary Fertility Consultations

Complimentary Fertility Consultations

If you have questions about how acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can enhance your fertility, you can have a free 15 minute phone consultation with one of our fertility acupuncturists. In this 15 minute consultation, we can review your fertility history...

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Turning a Breech Baby with Chinese Medicine

Turning a Breech Baby with Chinese Medicine

During the last trimester, it is possible for your baby to turn (or not turn) in such a way as to be considered a breech position, i.e. not in the accepted cephalic or head down position.  If this happens and...

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