Breastfeeding Challenge 2012!

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Have you heard of the breastfeeding challenge? It is an interesting event that has been started in Canada by the Quintessence foundation. The foundation had heard of an event in Australia called the “latch on” where people were in the same place and latched their baby all at the same time. They decided to try it at first only in BC and it was so popular that now it is all across Canada.  The goal is to have  the biggest number of mothers latching their babies at the same time at 11am.  It is a fun event where mothers get together. What a great way to help  promote breastfeeding!  Now many  countries are doing Latch on at the same time.  The record actually is from the Philippines in 2006 where  3738 women latched their babies at the same time.

I remember participating with my twins when they were almost a year old and I had a great time. I encourage every nursing mother to attend the event!

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Back to School!

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Time has passed quickly again! It was back to school for my gang this morning. Everything was ready to go! All the bags were full with books and supplies.All the names were written on everything. The kids were really excited but also a bit nervous!  There were really excited to see their new class, teacher and to see there friends again. I could not believe that my daughter was starting her 6th grade last year of elementary and my boys are starting 3rd grade. Wow they all look so grown up!

I wanted to include a few recommendations that I wrote last year to remind you how important it is to verify the kids back pack to avoid pain and discomfort.

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Summer is here!

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In Montreal, summer has definitely arrived! It is now 34 degrees with humidity. Records were broken yesterday on the thermometer!

Summer means no school and fun ! My kids finished school yesterday and are ready to enjoy a summer full of fun and activities. Most of our activites are centered around sailing and the water. It is  a time where we can relax and enjoy vacations. No homework and schedule necessarily.

What are your summer plans and vacations?

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Computer Posture and Chiropractic

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It has been a while since I updated my blog!! I have been quite busy with my travels for my master and all the homework that comes with it!!

 

Last week, I posted this photo on my facebook page. It triggered quite a bit of discussion. It was even brought up at a cocktail that I attended on Friday. Somebody said once they saw it, they immediately straightened out. It goes to show you that I am sure many of you have very poor posture while you sit at the computer. In the long run, this posture will cause you  lots of spinal issues and pain !!! I tease sometimes my patients by saying that computer is the best invention that  keeps us in business!!!

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Pregnancy and chiropractic!

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It has been a long time since I wrote! I am not ignoring you guys but as most of you know I am busy working on my master. Since the last post, I have been back to England and came back with lots of ideas and work to do!! I am really back at school!!

I wanted to talk about pregnancy a little bit because lately I have had a number of pregnant patients come through the office. All have little  different aches and pain at various stages of pregnancy. Pregnancy brings many changes to your body physically and emotionally! It is a vey special time for  a women even if it is not the first pregnancy! The first thing I would like to mention is that moms should not think that because you are pregnant it is normal to have pain!! It is never normal to have pain !!!Chiropractic is a very safe and effective method of helping mothers with back pain during pregnancy.

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