Tammy Watkins

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Prenatal chiropractor and doula by trade, wife and mama by grace. My handsome husband, Zac, and I love to play with our two kiddos (4 and 1), boat, spend time with friends, find new 'healthy' recipes and meals to prepare, and watch Cornhusker football. Coined as a 'birth junky', I love to talk all things pregnancy and birth and pursue my passion of empowering, educating and equipping pregnant mamas and their families.

Taking Charge of Your Birth

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I have had the honor of attending over one hundred and twenty five births in the last six years. Every time, it is as though I am witnessing a miracle before my very eyes....

A Home Birth Story

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We recently celebrated our daughter’s second birthday. I am amazed at how quickly those two years have passed! It is true what they say… time really flies the older we get, and especially once...

My Anniversary Wish: Making Time with My Husband a Priority

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On the 2nd, my husband and I celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary. We spent the day traveling back from visiting my in-laws in Tennessee. The night before, we had stayed in a hotel to...

Breast is Best

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August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week; and Des Moines Moms Blog is joining people in more than 170 countries in the celebration. We are pleased to bring you a series of posts this week...

It’s a Baby…Sprinkle?

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As a Chiropractor specializing in Pre-natal and pediatric patients, my work days are spent observing and feeling pregnant bellies.  I LOVE MY JOB!  With that, comes a lot of talk about pregnancy, babies, and...

A Father Is Born…

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With Father's Day approaching, I can't help but think about the fathers in my life.  I have been blessed with an amazing father, who has loved me unconditionally and shown more generosity than I...

Spring is Here: And So Are Allergies!

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ViaMoi / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-NDSpring is in the air - flowers are blooming…allergens are flying. At The Livewell Clinic, our families are starting to prepare for the common runny nose, itchy eyes and sneezing that...

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

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With Valentine’s Day approaching, I thought this would be an appropriate time to examine some simple ways we can ‘guard our heart’, not emotionally but physically.  Our hearts are filled with love and joy...

Updating Your Holiday First-Aid Kit

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I heard a phrase at a conference I attended recently and it has resonated with me ever since: "If you don’t have it when you need it…it’s too late." That is so true when it comes...

Our Family’s Advice for Healthy Kids

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It is said, "An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away".  And we believe that's true! When my husband and I found out we were pregnant with our first child, we immediately started to feel...