Dr. Kerry is a licensed acupuncturist and mom of two boys in central Vermont. She stays busy as the owner of Integrative Acupuncture, a wellness center with two locations in Montpelier and Williston, where she specializes in offering Chinese medicine for women’s health, fertility, pregnancy, and pediatrics. She has had the opportunity to travel internationally, by providing acupuncture on board cruise ships worldwide, then returned home to Vermont to raise her two boys. Kerry loves to play volleyball with her team- the Acu-Punks, hang out with her kids, and generally try to surrender to the flow.
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Using Caffeine For ADHD Symptoms in Kids

Caffeine is not just in coffee. Today we find caffeine in energy drinks, candy bars, tea, and soda. The natural boost from caffeine releases dopamine in our brains, which adults with ADHD swear helps...
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Healing Emotional Birth Trauma From A Cesarean Section 

Some women plan their births like a wedding, imaging the beautiful, spiritual experience years before conception. Like any experience with high expectations, we may be setting ourselves up for disappointment. When a woman does not...
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Reopening My Small Business: Is Vermont Ready?

Like so many others, my small business shut its doors on March 16, 2020, and has yet to reopen. The two blurry months that followed have been full of uncertainty, desperate searches for guidance...
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Immune Boost: At-Home Care to Improve Your Immunity 

Your immune system is your body's security system and sometimes needs an immune boost. The immune system deters foreign invaders like bacteria, parasites, and other microbes that cause infections. Disorders of the immune system range...

Am I Going Crazy, or Is it Menopause? And what the Heck is Perimenopause?

Whether you’ve been longing for it or dreading it, the “change of life," or, "mental pause" is inevitable. Women have known their menstrual cycles would eventually come to an end since they began. Menopause,...
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2020 Year of the Rat: What Does the Lunar Year mean for Your Family?

Prosperity, renewal, adaptability, and ambition. If these sound like words you’d like to associate with 2020, you’re in luck. The year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac is upon us, starting January 25,...
An Acupuncturist’s Top Six Ways to Improve Fertility 

An Acupuncturist’s Top Six Ways to Improve Your Fertility 

Whether you’re thinking of adding a bundle of joy to your life or if you have been actively trying to conceive for a while, ancient wisdom from traditional Chinese medicine could be helpful to...

The Five Elements in Chinese Medicine: Which Element Are You?

Fire. Earth. Metal. Water. Wood. The Five Elements in Chinese Medicine represent a theoretical foundation for how nature acts, and in turn, how our bodies, mind, and spirit interact with nature. The Five Elements can be broken...
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Feng Shui: Using Chinese Medicine to Create Good Energy in Your Home

The Chinese art of Feng Shui is based on ancient principles of energy flow. We can understand how acupuncture works by unblocking channels, or meridians, and creating a healthy flow of Qi (energy) and...
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Low Milk Supply? 5 Tips From Chinese Medicine to Improve Lactation

Striking the delicate balance of producing adequate milk supply for a newborn baby can be like walking a tightrope for some women. Traditional Chinese medicine looks at the balance of yin and yang, heat...
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Cupping For Moms and Kids: A Natural Alternative Treatment

I received a great compliment the other day.  A nine year-old girl said to her mom, “I need to go see Kerry and get cupping."  In my acupuncture practice, I try to teach my...