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Winter 2010

Issue 28

The Benefits of Baby Carrying

Table of Contents References

Letter from the Editor

Jeanne Ohm, DC

Celebrating the Shift to Conscious Choice – Highlights of the 2010 Freedom for Family Wellness Summit

Lisa Reagan

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The Benefits of Baby Carrying

Elizabeth Antunovic


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  • “Baby Wearing: Suggestions for Carrying your Baby,”

  • Blois, Maria. Babywearing. Texas: Pharmasoft Publishing, 2005.

  • Bonnet, E., “In Points Made during Discussions Regarding the Carrying of Infants and Small Children,” Krankengymnastik 50 Jg No.8 (1998).

  • Crisholm, J. Navajo Infancy: An Ethological Study of Child Development. Aldine Transaction, 1983.

  • Field, T. Touch. First MIT Press, 2003.

  • Heller, S. The Vital Touch: How Intimate Contact with Your Baby Leads To Happier, Healthier Development. Holt Paperbacks, 1997.

  • Kirkilionis, E. Carrying an Infant: More than the Possibility of Child Transport. Kosel, 2002.

  • Le Veau, B., “Developmental Biomechanics: Effect of Forces on the Growth, Development, and Maintenance of the Human,” Physical Therapy. 1984,

  • Montagu, A. Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin. Harper Paperbacks, 1986.

  • Morningstar, M., et al., “Reflex Control of the Spine and Posture: A Review of the Literature from a

  • Chiropractic Perspective,” Chiropractic & Osteopathy, 2005,

  • Newman, P., “The Etiology of Spondylolisthesis,” Journal of Bone Joint Surgery 45 (1963):35-59,

  • Rowe, Y. Essential Skeletal Radiology. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins.

  • Schon, R., “Natural Parenting-Back to Basics in Infant Care,” Evolutionary Psychology 5 (2007): 102-183,

  • Short, M., “The Effects of Swaddling versus Standard Positioning in Very Low Birth Weight Infants, “Neonatal Network. 15 (1996),

  • Van Slewen et al., “Swaddling: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics 120 (2007):1097-1106.

  • Wong, L., “Rehabilitation of a Patient with a Rare Multi-level Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: A Case Report,” Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Organization (2004):142-151,

  • Zeedyk, S., “What’s Life in a Baby Buggy Like? The Impact of Buggy Orientation on Parent-Infant Interaction and Infant Stress,” University of Dundee/National Literary Trust, Nov. 21, 2008.

Don’t Judge, Enjoy! Your Present Moments Are Precious

Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D.

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Amazing Capacities & Self-Inflicted Limitations – An Interview with Joseph Chilton Pearce

Michael Mendizza

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The Raw Truth Common Sense about Raw Milk from a Raw Milk Dairy Farmer

Edwin Shank

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Turn, Turn, Turn: Options for Turning and Birthing Breech Babies

Heather Yost, D.C.


Mother Nature’s Child Simple Herbal Remedies for Pregnancy, Postpartum and Beyond

Karen Kliewer


  • Gladstar, Rosemary. The Family Herbal.

  • Gladstar, Rosemary. Herbal Healing for Women.

  • Green, James. The Herbal Medicine Maker’s Handbook: A Home Manual.

  • Weed, Susun S. Herbal Healing for the Childbearing Year.

Encouraging Words, Unintentional Wounds

Melissa Bruijn with Debby Gould

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Breastfeeding & Fatherhood – How a father’s support enriches the breastfeeding experience for the family

Patrick M. Houser

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The Important First Nine Months of Life

Jeane Rhodes


  • Cavoukian, R., and S. Olfman (Editors). Child Honoring: How to Turn this World Around. Westport, CT: Prager, 2006.

  • Chamberlain, D. The Mind of Your Newborn Baby. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 1998.

  • Cicchetti, D. and D. Tucker, “Development and Self-Regulatory Structures of the Mind. Development and Psychopathology,” 6 (1994):533-549.

  • Connely, K. and H. Prechtl. Maturation and Development: Biological and Psychological Perspectives. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1981.

  • De Weerth, C., et al., “Prenatal Maternal Cortisol Levels and Infant Behavior during the First 5 Months,” Early Human Develoment. 74 (2003):139-151.

  • Emerson, W. (n.d.). The Vulnerable Prenate.

  • Heinowitz, J. Fathering Right from the Start: Straight Talk about Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2001.

  • Huxley, L., & Ferrucci, P. The Child of Your Dreams: Approaching Conception and Pregnancy with Inner Peace. Rochester, VT: Destiny Books, 1987/1992.

  • Ikegawa, A. Parenting Begins from a Baby’s Time in the Womb: What We Know from Prenatal Memories. Tokyo: Sunmark Publishing, 2006.

  • Knight, M. Love Letters Before Birth and Beyond. Langley, WA: Single Eye Publishing, 1997.

  • Marnie, E.  LoveStart: Prenatal Bonding. Santa Monica, CA: Hay House, 1983.

  • Nathanielsz, P. and C. Vaughan. The Prenatal Prescription. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

  • Rhodes, J. The Birth of Hope. CreateSpace, 2009.

  • Verny, T., and J. Kelly. The Secret Life of the Unborn Child. New York: Dell, 1981.

  • Verny, T., and P. Weintraub. Pre Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002.

  • Wirth, F. Prenatal Parenting: The Complete Psychological and Spiritual Guide to Loving your Unborn Child. New York: Harper/Collins, 2001.

Yoga for Kids: An Ancient Practice for Modern Children

Marsha Therese Danzig

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Positively Grateful: 3 Easy Tips for Maintaining a Loving and Positive State of Being

Monica Cravotta

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Children’s Health: A Question of Balance

Philip Incao, M.D.

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Greening Our Children’s Lunches

Elizabeth Anderson-Peacock, D.C.

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Breathe Easy: Vaccines Aren’t Preventing Whooping Cough…But You Can

Darrel Crain, D.C.