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Healthy Births, Happy Babies | Prenatal Care | Natural Birth | Pregnancy | Pediatrics

A weekly podcast interviewing experts in the prenatal, natural birth and pediatric care field sharing their wisdom about how to feel safe, supported and empowered during your pregnancy, birth and parenthood. Brought to you by the prenatal and pediatric specialists in acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, yoga, lactation and birth education at the Cap Wellness Center.
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Now displaying: August, 2015
Aug 31, 2015

Guest: Maring Higa, L.Ac., specializing in acupuncture for fertility, prenatal and post-partum care for women.

In this episode, we will cover:

  1. The basics of how acupuncture works to help the body
  2. The ways acupuncture can help a couple get pregnant
  3. Other healthy tips to support successful conception

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

About Maring Higa:

Natural medicine has always been an integral part of Maring’s personal journey. She has studied extensively in the area of infertility, pregnancy and post-partum recovery. In 2005, Maring traveled to Cheng Du, China to intern with some of the best gynecological doctors in the world. 

Maring has specialized in treating male infertility, female infertility and pregnancy support for the past 6 years, and continues to study the most up to date information in this field.

Maring’s personal experience of having a difficult pregnancy and then suffering with post-partum depression has made it natural for her to empathize with women going through these very difficult times.

Aug 26, 2015

Guest: Dr. Jay Warren

In this episode, we will cover:

 

1)    The simple way that chiropractic “works” and help create health in every body

2)    The difference between traditional adjustments and “light-force” adjustments

3)    The Top 10 health challenges chiropractic can help kids recover from

 Resources mentioned in the conversation:

      www.CapWellnessCenter.com

      Article written by Dr. Jay: Top 10 Reasons Why Parents Bring Their Children to a Chiropractor

      The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) - www.ICPA4Kids.org

      List of articles about how chiropractic helps with common ailments in children: http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/       

 

About Dr. Jay Warren: Read his Full Bio here

 

Dr. Jay Warren has dedicated his career to helping people live happy and healthy lives.

Born and raised in Southern California, he got his undergraduate degree in Biology from UC San Diego before attending Life Chiropractic College West and graduating Summa Cum Laude in March 2000.

In his first year as a chiropractor, Dr. Jay helped run a busy, bilingual clinic in Costa Rica, which grounded him in his family wellness oriented style of practice.

He returned to San Diego, CA where he just celebrated his 15th year of practice. Dr. Jay has served as a health & wellness advisor and writer for numerous health-oriented websites. He has written and produced his own series of audio guided visualizations called “Healing from Within” and has also authored the “Being Well Lifestyle Program” which is a comprehensive, self-guided healthy lifestyle makeover program. 

Dr. Jay continues to work with infants, children and parents on a daily basis - and in his newest venture, has helped open one of San Diego’s most comprehensive prenatal wellness centers, the Cap Wellness Center, where he serves as the chiropractor as well as the Wellness Care Coordinator.

He also likes to enjoy an active lifestyle as a surfer, a yogi and a volleyball player - although he’s becoming more of a runner now that his son, Niko, is almost 2 years old!

Aug 25, 2015

Guests: Dr. Capetanakis and Care Messer

 In this episode, we will cover:

1)    How Dr. Cap can tell if a woman has taken birth education classes before delivery or not

2)    What classes are the best to take and when

3)    Why a pregnant woman who has been educated about birth has safer, more natural, more powerful births 

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

      www.CapWellnessCenter.com

      A list of all the birth classes offered: Cap Wellness Center Classes

      A library of informational videos about pregnancy and birth:

Cap Wellness YouTube Channel

 Bios: Full Bios can be read here 

Dr. Capetanakis is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the owner/founder of the Cap Wellness Center. 

 

He received his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific so Along with all the requirements of an MD, Dr. Capetanakis has trained in the art of osteopathic manipulative medicine.

He serves as the Vice Chair of the Obstetrical and Gynecological Department at Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas and is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

When not working, Dr. Cap enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Angie and their three young children. He is an avid cyclist and has performed in numerous triathlons and bike rides. He also enjoys camping, hiking, soccer and traveling 

Care Messer is a founder of the Cap Wellness Center as well as the owner/founder of the Birth Education Center and San Diego HypnoBirthing.

She became a doula under the instruction of Gerri Ryan through DONA, went on to become certified in HypnoBirthing and has taught HypnoBirthing since 2009. She is a Certified Hypnotherapist through NATH and is also a Certified Placenta Encapsulationist.

She trained with ICEA to become certified as an international educator and trained with Cappa to be a Postpartum Doula. Care has taught Natural Birth Training to student nurses at SDSU and holds a board position with The Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery, and until recently, she served as Vice President of the San Diego Birth Network.

Care is also the mother of two girls and two Pomeranians.

Aug 25, 2015

Guests: Dr. Capetanakis and Care Messer

In this episode, we will cover:

1)    How Dr. Cap & Care came together to create the Cap Wellness Center

2)    Why they believe integrating alternative healthcare services makes for healthier pregnancies

3)    Why educating pregnant women translates to safer, more natural, more powerful births 

Resources mentioned in the conversation:

      www.CapWellnessCenter.com

      A list of all the birth classes offered: Cap Wellness Center Classes

      A library of informational videos about pregnancy and birth: Cap Wellness YouTube Channel

Bios: Full Bios can be read here

Dr. Capetanakis is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the owner/founder of the Cap Wellness Center.

He received his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific so Along with all the requirements of an MD, Dr. Capetanakis has trained in the art of osteopathic manipulative medicine.

He serves as the Vice Chair of the Obstetrical and Gynecological Department at Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas and is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

When not working, Dr. Cap enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Angie and their three young children. He is an avid cyclist and has performed in numerous triathlons and bike rides. He also enjoys camping, hiking, soccer and traveling.

Care Messer is a founder of the Cap Wellness Center as well as the owner/founder of the Birth Education Center and San Diego HypnoBirthing.

She became a doula under the instruction of Gerri Ryan through DONA, went on to become certified in HypnoBirthing and has taught HypnoBirthing since 2009. She is a Certified Hypnotherapist through NATH and is also a Certified Placenta Encapsulationist.

She trained with ICEA to become certified as an international educator and trained with Cappa to be a Postpartum Doula. Care has taught Natural Birth Training to student nurses at SDSU and holds a board position with The Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery, and until recently, she served as Vice President of the San Diego Birth Network.

Care is also the mother of two girls and two Pomeranians.

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