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Origins Chiropractor

Here at Origins we are excited to introduce our newest chiropractor Rachel Moore, DC.   Rachel is a small town girl who married the love of her life, Gary, seven years ago.  She received a Bachelors in Bio-medical Science from Texas A&M in 2007 and achieved her doctorate in Chiropractics from Parker University in 2011.  She began her practice at an OB/GYN’s office specializing in maternity care and infant chiropractics.  She has since branched out to offer holistic care to everyone.  Rachel loves being able to care for the whole family! Rachel uses modified diverse techniques and is Webster Certified, which is great for expecting moms.  She believes that for the body to function at maximum capacity the spine must be in alignment for all the nerves to function optimally. She not only adjusts the skeletal structure, but she also believes that the muscles need to be addressed as well. She combines these two…

A Note from Mommy

It’s hard for me to know where to start?  I guess this journey really began the day I gave birth to my third child “The World Changer” Paxton, four and a half years ago.  It was an incredibly healing birth for me, and my first midwife-assisted waterbirth.  Two years after Paxton was born, our family suffered the loss of a late miscarriage.  Six months later we were excited to discover we were expecting twins, only to have our hearts broken once more with the loss of them – also due to a miscarriage.  Seth and I felt our hearts were too fragile to bear another loss so we decided that our family was complete with the 5 of us.  Seth had a vasectomy preformed and we felt at peace.  We had the perfect family, 2.5 kids, a beautiful home, an amazing marriage, fulfilling jobs, an incredible church family…..what more would anyone…

Eating nourishing foods during labor, especially early labor, can provide the energy and strength necessary for the intensive physical work ahead of you. Snacking can also help keep nausea, vomiting, headaches, and exhaustion at bay. During early labor, as anticipation runs high, resist the urge to skip snacks. As you enter more active labor and get closer to pushing, you may naturally lose your appetite. If you do get hungry during active labor, choose small portions that are light and stomach-friendly. Avoid foods and beverages that are sugary, fried, or carbonated. When it comes to choosing snacks to have on hand for labor, it is best to have a variety. Birth is a very primal, instinctual state, and we should listen to our body to determine the appropriate snacks. If you have a craving for something, eat it (within reason). The key is to choose small portions of easily digestible foods…

Our new Origins birth center has arrived and with a bang!  Our first day in we welcomed a sweet waterborn baby boy.  Little Noah was welcomed into the world in our eclectic vintage meets modern new birth room under gorgeous mood lighting in the beautiful round tub.  His mommy had a truly supernatural birth.  It was the perfect way for us to introduce the world to our new Origins home. Our amazing birth photographer team Birth Unscripted with NHance Photography elegantly captured the priceless moments for us.   We feel so blessed to have such caring women apart of our Origins Birth & Wellness Collective. The first baby welcomed into our grand second birthing suite was a beautiful baby girl born peacefully into the water.  Her mother demonstrated a perfect hypno-birth with her amazing doula Kathy O’Brien supporting her along with her chiropractor Pam Kendall and husband by her side.   We’ve since been blessed to welcome several babies into the…

Here We Grow Again: Origins Birth Day!

We are so pleased to announce the birth of our new Origins Birth and Wellness Collective center!  We labored longed and hard for many hours, and with the amazing support of many people, our work has finally paid off. Starting from the moment you walk through our front doors you will see the craftsmanship of our Industrial Farmhouse décor.  The meticulous attention to detail, like our custom French sliding barn doors, can been seen throughout our facility.   You will be warmly welcomed in our reception area by our incredible Office Manager, Beth Dickerson, who is always excited to greet our expecting mommies and their precious babies. We offer a variety of supplements available to help promote health and wellness for the whole family. Next is our spacious class room that provides a number of educational classes provided by our amazing Birth Boot Camp childbirth educator Jillian Blakeman, Nutritionists Amy Gonzalez, and our chiropractors Justin Carmichael and Stephen Riner.     Our east wing houses our beautiful prenatal and postpartum…

We are thrilled to announce our newest Origins member Amy Gonzalez. She is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian who specializes in functional holistic nutrition. After graduating from Texas Christian University Coordinated Program of Dietetics, she began her career working in a hospital setting and then later worked for the government program Woman, Infants, Children (WIC). This is where she found her true calling of working with, and supporting, the mother-child dyad.   Amy’s pivotal moment was when she became pregnant with her son. She used a midwife and was exposed to a completely different model of health and wellness. At the same time, with her own clients, she witnessed a rise in infant allergies, childhood obesity, congenital defects, pregnancy complaints, and delivery complications. Often the link between these issues and nutrition go unrecognized. Instead, they are considered as uncontrollable events, and brushed off as simply “normal symptoms” or as, “just genetic”. That’s when she turned to functional…

We are so excited to announce the newest member of our Origins team Dr Justin Carmichael, DC.  He is an incredible chiropractor and amazing husband and father.  We had the honor of caring for his wife through their first pregnancy…

We are in full active labor! Construction is under way for us to open our luxurious 5,000 sq ft New Origins Birth Center and Wellness Collective right across the street from our current location. Our gorgeous new Midwife and Birth Center in Keller, TX will feature a state of the art outdoor natural birthing pavilion complete with a water birth tub and beautiful backyard with an acre of land and swimming pool.  We are working hard to create an amazing space for growing families to come and receive exceptional care from our Origins team.   Paint colors selected and on the walls Birth tubs are delivered   And cool new custom doors are going up!   It’s a lot of work but it will be all worth in the end. Stay tuned for labor progress. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

  The Origins family is expecting again… We know this is fast and unexpected but our newest addition, not so little, is due to make its grand debut in October 2015! Construction is under way for us to open our luxurious 5,000 sq ft Birth Center and Wellness Collective right across the street from our current location. Our gorgeous new Midwife and Birth Center in Keller, TX will feature a state of the art outdoor natural birthing pavilion complete with a water birth tub and beautiful backyard with an acre of land and swimming pool.  Our grand new birthing rooms have large round tubs each with individual private bathrooms with walk-in showers. Our prenatal rooms on the north wing of the center, along with a spacious family room for your guests to anxiously await your newest arrival, allows for privacy from the birthing suites. We will be joined by a chiropractor and…

  There are rumors floating around about the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and her possibly suffering with postpartum depression. We hope that they are not true, but even more so, we hope that she is not suffering in silence. Postpartum depression has such a terrible reputation with the only face of it being the moms who kept silent and end up in the news with tragic outcomes. This is not postpartum depression. This will not be you if you seek out help for “baby blues.” It is possible to end up there without proper help, but make sure that you are asking for it. Right after you give birth to your perfect little baby, you feel like you can conquer anything. But, you did just give birth to a human being. Your body is going back from the slow and steady process of growing and becoming two humans to suddenly going back…