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Raising Resilient Kids, One Bite At A Time. With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Is Infant Rice Cereal Carcinogenic?

When I was feeding my first child, I went the conventional route. Even though I knew whole foods were better than processed, we gave our son fortified organic infant rice cereal as his first solid food.

I was worried about iron. And I was doing what everyone was telling me to do.

I had had some issues with breastmilk supply and we had supplemented with formula (another stressful story for...

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5 tips for surviving your first 12 months of mothering

I have three children.  And each time I got a little better, a little bolder, a little stronger.  With each child I felt a little more in control.  But for each child, the first 12 months were the hardest, emotionally and physically.

Pregnancy, birth and recovery take an immense amount of energy.  They are energy suckers.  They are nutrient sappers.  Being a new...

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The Resilient Family – With Dr Sabrina Bercovitch on Chiropractic (video)

In this session of The Resilient Family I spoke with Dr Sabrina Bercovitch DC, a Chiropractor who specializes in children. The goal of these interviews is to give parents like you simple strategies to raise healthy kids naturally. 

Some of what we covered:

  • That Chiropractic is about connection; it helps to clear the pathways between brain and body so they can better communicate
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Strategies for a “gentle cesarean birth” (video)

A lot of research has been done over the last few years exploring the relationship between cesarean sections and the development of illness later in life.  It turns out that c-sections, while they are sometimes critical, do seem to put a child at an increased risk for certain illnesses like diabetes type 1, asthma, allergy, celiac disease, ADHD, and autism.  A “gentle...

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