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Babymoon Destinations in Las Vegas

Posted on: September 27, 2021 | Activity, Community, Las Vegas, Travel

“A vacation? But I’m 26 weeks pregnant!” Claudia responded to her girlfriend on FaceTime. “Yes, girl!” Her friend stated. “It’s called a “babymoon” and we have to celebrate your last weeks before the baby arrives.” “A babymoon? What is that…like a honeymoon, except with a baby?” Claudia chuckled out loud.  What is a Babymoon A babymoon is a getaway before the arrival of a baby to celebrate the “last days . . .

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Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy

Posted on: July 19, 2021 | Community, Health, Information, Pregnancy, Prenatal

Claudia stared at herself in the mirror. The face staring back was not her own. Halfway into her pregnancy, Claudia was beginning to feel the overwhelming thoughts and fears of her upcoming birthing experience. Forty weeks seemed like forever away, 20 weeks ago. Now, here she was with 20 more weeks to go, and she was NOT ready! As the thoughts continued to run through her head…”Are YOU even capable?” . . .

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Alternative Therapies in Pregnancy: Acupuncture

Posted on: May 31, 2021 | Body, Business, Community, education, Health, Information, Las Vegas, Pregnancy, Prenatal

Pin…Point…Prick. Little tiny needles all over the body healing ailments both seen and unseen. Acupuncture is an alternative form of therapy that can be useful and healing in pregnancy. Although the thought of many pin pricks to the body can send shivers up one’s spin (literally) the body does a natural reset with the energies that are released through the precision of placement of each individual needle.  WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE? . . .

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Alternative Therapies: Prenatal Yoga

Posted on: May 24, 2021 | Activity, Body, Community, Health, Prenatal

The flowing movements of the body. The mental release of the mind. The feel-good stretching of the ligaments and muscles. These elements of yoga do wonders to the body and mind, especially in pregnancy. Prenatal yoga is a great no/low-impact way to stay active and moving while your body is adjusting to pregnancy.   What is yoga and what makes prenatal yoga different? Yoga is a mind and body practice that . . .

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Alternative Therapies: Chiropractic Care

Posted on: May 10, 2021 | Activity, Body, Community, education, Health, Information, Las Vegas, Pregnancy, Prenatal

Creak, Crack, Streeeeetch…ahhhhh! The precise skills of a chiropractor provides a soothing answer to the ailments that pregnancy can bring to the body. While the body is hard at work growing a baby, the body’s muscles, ligaments, and organs are pushed, pulled, squished. These bodily developments can cause new aches and pains that may take away joys of pregnancy. Routine visits for chiropractic care in pregnancy, can be a can . . .

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