The following resources have been assembled to provide you with more wellness information.
WELLNESS FOR CHILDREN
The ICPA is a non-profit organization of chiropractic family practitioners dedicated to advancing public awareness and attainment of the chiropractic family wellness lifestyle. The ICPA empowers parents with practical solutions, extensive resources and specific services for family health and wellness.
The mission of HPA is to unite parents and health professionals in the common goal of improving and transforming family health care into a safe, nurturing, holistic system.
FCL is a non-profit, educational organization and grassroots' network, by parents for parents, who want to make conscious, compassionate and informed choices for their children. FCL connects and supports parents to create their own natural living community groups.
The Holistic Moms Network is a non-profit organization connecting parents who are interested in holistic health and green living. They encourage moms to trust their instincts, parent from the heart, use their innate sense of what is best for their children, live in balance with the earth, and learn about the pros and cons of all health care and parenting options.
Their focus is to help you create a home environment where your babies and children can thrive and reach their full potential. They advocate holistic, natural medicine and reducing environmental toxins as much as possible. At Healthy Child you will find many children's holistic heath articles, a free informative e-newsletter, and safe, natural products to help enhance the health and life of your child.
Pathways is a quarterly magazine which provides timely articles and updates relevant to your family's well-being. This full color magazine contains informative articles designed for parents, educators, practitioners and other interested readers.
Mothering celebrates the experience of parenthood as worthy of one's best efforts and fosters awareness of the immense importance and value of parenthood and family life in the development of the full human potential. They recognize parents as the experts and wish to provide truly helpful information upon which parents can base informed choices.
The NVIC is dedicated to the prevention of vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and to defending the informed consent ethic. NVIC provides assistance to those who have suffered vaccine reactions; promotes research to evaluate vaccine safety and effectiveness, as well as to identify factors which place individuals at high risk for suffering vaccine reactions; and monitors vaccine research, development, regulation, policy-making and legislation. NVIC works to protect the right of citizens to exercise the human right to informed consent to medical interventions which carry a risk of injury or death for themselves or their children, including vaccination.
SPECIAL NEEDS IN CHILDREN
Oklahaven's mission is to help sick and disabled children back to health with chiropractic care. The Center specializes in the treatment of neurologically disorganized children. Children respond quickly to treatment since their bodies have great recperative powers. Many parents come to the Center as their last hope.
The ongoing emphasis at Kentuckiana is on special programs individually designed to help the child with special needs. Their goal is to have each child reach his or her optimum potential. The mission of Kentuckiana Children's Center is to improve the lives of Children by providing a foundation for healing through integrative Chiropractic care.
The Bradley Method teaches natural childbirth and views birth as a natural process. They teach a system of natural labor techniques in which a woman and her coach play an active part. It is a simple method of increasing self-awareness, teaching a woman how to deal with the stress of labor by tuning in to her own body. The Bradley Method encourages mothers to trust their bodies using natural breathing, relaxation, nutrition, exercise and education.
Their mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. Click here for the La Leche League of Bloomington-Normal.
The International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery and promoting vaginal birth after cesarean.
This group offers a variety of birth and postpartum services to families in Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Pekin, Galesburg, Springfield, Champaign, and surrounding areas.
At the Birth Center of Bloomington Normal, the only downstate free-standing birth center, we provide families a personalized birth experience under the care of Certified Nurse Midwives, in a safe, natural setting equipped with all the comforts of home.
Birth Boot Camp specializes in preparing couples for an amazing, natural birth and breastfeeding experience. Through comprehensive online childbirth classes, incredible in-person childbirth classes, and their quickly growing doula program, they are able to reach couples around the world.
The Weston A. Price Foundation is dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism. It supports a number of movements that contribute to this objective including accurate nutrition instruction, organic and biodynamic farming, pasture-feeding of livestock, community-supported farms, honest and informative labeling, prepared parenting and nurturing therapies. Specific goals include establishment of universal access to clean, certified raw milk and a ban on the use of soy formula for infants.
The season runs from May through October with an indoor Thanksgiving market in November. It occurs every Saturday morning from 7:30am to Noon on the square in Downtown Bloomington (Main and Jefferson).
Since 1970, Zig Ziglar's career has naturally moved from that of champion seller to master motivator. Ten of his 25 books have been best sellers. He is in constant demand as speaker and instructor to audiences of all kinds and sizes. He travels all over the world, delivering his messages of humor, hope and enthusiasm.
Eastview is a fearless church of Christ followers whose ridiculous love and dangerous witness are irresistible.
Revelations Center specializes in therapies and treatments that work to bring the body, mind & soul back to a state of balance and ease...a state of wholeness.
At Your Reflection My Style, we specialize in creating portraits that reflect the inner most beauty of you and your loved ones. We enjoy being there for life's most intimate moments. Capturing the beauty of an expectant mother and the joy she shows when she holds her new love in her arms. From tiny newborns to running toddlers, the sounds of giggling children to growing families, these are the moments that we hope to capture for you!
A local shop specializing in cloth diapers and baby carriers.
We document real moments as they unfold, moments you remember and love: a dad playing with his kids, a newly married couple’s first kiss, a baby’s first cry. These are stories you will tell future generations – the photos we create will add dimension to the past, present, and future. We show your love as it really is.