The Barto Think Tank

Vitamin K at Birth

A post shared by Marcella Piper-Terry Interesting points made about Vitamin K at birth by a brilliant pediatrician who remains anonymous: "You know what “synthetic vitamin K” enthusiasts don’t understand? The thought that babies (and all animals for that matter) have...

Let’s talk about tongue-tie

I remember when my oldest son was a little over a year old our pediatrician sent us to a specialist regarding his possible need for a frenectomy—a surgery to remove a small fold of tissue between his front teeth. At the time I had never heard of a frenectomy and was...

The only secret you need to know about getting stuff done…

It's been a week of a lot of growth for me. There's been a bunch of stuff that I've been wanting to do and I just haven't been doing it. It's stupid. Not the stuff I want to do. That's not stupid at all. But not doing it is. I am the definition of analytical. And my...

Power’s On

I've had som electrical difficulties in the office for the last week. Sure, being a business owner may seem quite glamorous, but ugh! I'd be super happy if I could just show up at the office and adjust person after person all day long. But, the silly stuff that...

You are not enough.

It's far past the time for me to share my thoughts on this. Without a doubt I'm going to ruffle some feathers and make quite a few people uncomfortable. However, growth comes with stepping outside of our comfort zone and challenging our current beliefs, so I ask that...

Chiropractic care helps relax your pelvic floor

Chiropractic care helps relax your pelvic floor

If you've been around the natural birth community, hopefully you're familiar with chiropractic care often being recommended for expecting moms. Not just because chiropractic is highly effective at alleviating the back pain that so frequently comes with a growing...

The Simple Truth About How Your Body Works

Most people go to the doctor because they think they have something they shouldn’t have and want to get rid of. But over the years, we chiropractors have come to understand that the problem when you aren’t feeling well is NOT that you have something you shouldn’t have...

Eat Well – Creamy Squash Soup

Talk about getting out of my comfort zone! I'm not very comfortable in front of the camera...as in not at all! This was my first go at a cooking video as well. Honestly, if I could have my way, I wouldn't do these videos at all. But there's a saying that goes when the...

Why Do You…?

Why do you take calcium supplements?  Why do you take any vitamin and mineral supplements at all?  Why do you eat a low cholesterol and low fat diet?  Why do you exercise?  Why do you teach your kids responsibility? Were your answers to the above questions to...

Wisdom Lost to Our ‘Textbook’ Knowledge of Delivering Babies

In the last edition of Pathways to Family Wellness Magazine there's an eye opening interview with midwife, Ina May Gaskin. In the interview, Ina May talks about the wisdom lost to our 'textbook' knowledge of delivering babies. Alongside riveting storytelling and...

Saving your money for retirement? Make sure you do this too!

The following is from a colleague of mine, Don Clum DC. He posted it on Facebook and gave me permission to share it here with you.  Do you want to accumulate wealth? Enjoy your retirement in comfort, or leave money for your kids? If so, stay healthy. It is expensive...

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