Benefits of Chiropractic for Babies

by Caroline von Fluegge-Chen

Benefits of Chiropractic for Babies

•Improve the chance of vaginal delivery for infants in the breech position using the Webster Technique to correct the mother’s pelvic and spinal alignment, thereby decreasing intrauterine constraint.

•Decrease stress to the infant’s spine, skull and central nerve system during delivery.

•Address potential spinal and cranial misalignments resulting from c-sections, forceps, vacuum, prolonged, or too rapid deliveries.

•Monitor proper spinal growth and development.

•Correct torticollis and other conditions affecting spinal alignment and muscle balance.

•Detect hip dysplasia and other orthopedic issues apparent during infancy.

•Decrease the likelihood of chronic ear infections, asthma and allergies.

•Improve latching and sucking response for easier nursing

•Address the symptoms associated with colic: gas, burping, acid reflux, fussiness.

•Prepare for optimal coordination: rolling, lifting head, sitting up, crawling, walking.

•Enhance restorative functions: rest, digestion, repair, elimination.

•Maintain a clear neurological connection between the brain and muscles, organs and glands.