The Power of Natural Labor and Birth

June 18, 2021

The power of natural labor and birth is coordinated by the hormone, oxytocin.⁠⁠This hormone gradually causes the uterus to contract throughout labor, allowing the birth process to unravel.⁠Oxytocin is regulated by the parasympathetic branch of the central nervous system. ⁠⁠Stress and tension in the neuro-spinal system can lead to a sympathetic-dominant mother. ⁠⁠Simply put, a…

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Surrender

June 7, 2021

Surrender. Surrendering is a principle we live by.  It’s simple, yet so complex. We stopped trying to manifest our reality and we let go of what we thought we wanted.We simply asked the highest power to show us the way. Instead of shaming ourselves that our vibration was not high enough or blaming ourselves that…

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Stress and the Nervous System

May 19, 2021

Have you ever considered how the stress that a mother experiences pre-conceptively, while pregnant and birthing can directly impact her baby? ⁠⁠Have you ever considered how stress and trauma can be imprinted and passed from one generation to the next?⁠⁠ “Stress that affected one generation will be played out in the next generation to the…

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The Importance of Chiropractic Care for Newborns

May 12, 2021

We often talk about the importance of chiropractic care for newborns due to the intense nature of birth and the implications of birth trauma. ⁠⁠Have you ever considered that a baby can also experience physical, chemical, and emotional stress in utero? ⁠⁠ A common reason why a baby may have experienced physical stress in utero…

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A Well-Coordinated Latch

May 7, 2021

A well-coordinated latch has a number of steps that have to happen in the right order.⁠⁠ The jaw has to open.⁠⁠ The tongue has to drop and get out of the way.⁠⁠ The nipple has to come in.⁠⁠ The jaw closes partway, the tongue comes back up.⁠⁠ The lips close and must maintain tension to…

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It takes a Village to Support a New Mother

May 4, 2021

First time mothers are full of so much love, hope, excitement, possibility, uncertainty, exhaustion and a full spectrum of emotions within a span of moments! We have so much reverence and adoration for all mothers.We are always here and prepared to hold space for you and whatever intense combination of emotions you may be feeling.…

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Chiropractic Adjustments after Birth

April 27, 2021

Birth is often an overwhelming stimulus to a baby.  The birth experience becomes imprinted and deeply rooted in a child’s nervous system and physiology.  When the stress of birth cannot be fully processed and integrated by their brain, it can become locked into a child’s system and lead to discomfort and difficulty adapting to their…

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Stress in Today’s World

April 20, 2021

The majority of health challenges in babies, children and adults boil down to this one BIG factor…Stress. When the body experiences a stress and is able to process it in a healthy way, it can lead to growth and better adaptation. That is what the brain was designed to do. However, when the brain is overwhelmed…

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Commitment. Consistency. Change.

March 22, 2021

We will always be honest with you about what it takes to meet you and your family’s health goals. When you come into Pure Light for you or your child’s Initial Discovery, the doctors will always do a thorough consultation to learn everything they can about your current health challenges, symptoms, your past challenges and…

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Birth Trauma

March 11, 2021

Think about how delicate a new baby is…Now imagine the stress of the birth process and added birth interventions upon a tiny baby’s spine. The devastating effects of birth trauma on a newborn’s spine is the most overlooked health problem in our society for two reasons: 1. No obvious symptoms 2. No visible traumaIt is…

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