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The Immune System 101

Reality check: our mainstream education does not teach us how to build a strong immune system. How our immune systems actually work is unknown by most of our population.  Everyone deserves to be healthy from the time they are born through their last breath of life. A state of consistent health is our birthright.  Do…

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Are Ear Infections Normal?

Ear infections are the #1 reason that families visit the pediatrician’s office. Ear infections are very common, but are ear infections a normal childhood condition? No, ear infections are not normal.  Children’s eustachian tubes, the tubes that drain the inner ear, are less angled than in adulthood, making children more susceptible to ear infections. This…

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Conscious Fatherhood

What we know is that now more than ever, our world is in desperate need of the conscious father and man. Men are ready to break through the status quo that men should not express emotion, should be rough around the edges and never be vulnerable, and only talk about sports, politics or the weather.…

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The Core of a Healthy Immune System

Imbalances in our expressions of health are caused by patterns of interference that exist in the body. A paradigm shift within the study of human health has found a holistic connection between the strength of our nervous system, our mental health, our immune system, and our microbiome. Your microbiome is the network of microbial organisms…

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Do Experiences in Utero Have a Lasting Impact?

Let’s consider the astounding fact that two cells meet inside a woman’s womb to begin the development of a new life. This fetus is 100% dependent on its mother throughout the pregnancy. The mother’s body supplies her baby with the nutrients needed for growth and development. The innate intelligence of mom’s body helps guide baby…

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Tummy Time

Tummy time has become a popular phrase and well-known exercise in the parenting world. It simply involves laying your baby on their tummies while they are awake. This exercise promotes strength and healthy development.  When a baby is born, they have what are called primitive reflexes. Primitive reflexes develop in utero and aid in the…

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Are Baby Jumpers Safe?

Creating your shopping list and gift registry when you are expecting a new baby can be fun, exciting, and overwhelming at the same time. What is essential and what is not? We all know the basic essentials: diapers, breast pump, bottles, burp cloths, cute clothes, baby books… just to name a few! One product that…

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Your Best Is Good Enough

Reflections on the article from The Chicago Tribune: New Parents, Take a Deep Breath. Welcoming a new baby into the world can be the most beautiful and overwhelming experience at the same time. “Children don’t come with an instruction manual” states author Danielle Braff of The Chicago Tribune. Every day is a learning experience and…

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Developmental Milestones

A father recently disclosed to us that another healthcare professional told him that crawling is not a developmental milestone, yet as their colleagues, we strongly disagree.  Proper crawling involves a cross-crawl pattern with the arms and legs that plays a huge role in brain development. If your child has difficulty crawling, crawls in an alternative…

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The Healing Power of the Sun

Sunlight is the source of all life on Earth. With the warm, sunny season of Central Oregon upon us, we want to encourage you and your family to soak up the healthy rays and have fun in the sun. Sunshine is one of the most important facets to your healthy lifestyle and we are very…

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