Maternity Care and Pediatrics

How Chiropractic Helps Alleviate Back Pain In Pregnant Woman

Pregnancy is an exciting time. As you prepare for your baby to arrive you may get caught up in the excitement. At first you may not notice the twinges of pain now and then as your body goes through the incredible changes of pregnancy. However,

How Chiropractic Can Help With Childhood Ear Infections

More than 80% of children will experience at least one ear infection before they turn three-years-old. Ear infection is one of the top reasons that parents seek medical treatment for their children, causing fever, irritability, and ear pain. Also known as otitis media, an ear

How Chiropractic Treats Colic In Fussy Babies

Every new parent has experienced a fussy baby with colic – some more often than others. It is always the same, though, an inconsolable baby and frustrated, frazzled parents who only want to comfort their child but can’t. It hurts to know that your baby

How Chiropractic Helps Infantile Colic

If you have ever cared for an infant with colic, you know how frustrating and helpless it can make you feel. It is so hard to see a little one in such obvious discomfort and you can’t help them no matter what you do. When

Seven Ways Chiropractic Benefits Children

Chiropractic is traditionally considered by many to be a treatment for adults. However, research shows that the treatment can be very beneficial for children. It can make birth easier and help give babies a healthy start in life. Young children can benefit from many of

How Chiropractic Helps Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant and have back pain, you are not alone. An estimated 50 to 70 percent of women who are pregnant experience back pain, according to the American Pregnancy Association. While pregnancy and childbirth is one of the most incredible experiences a woman

Good Childhood Infections

Infections, Bacteria Critical for Healthy Life Mothers around the world are armed with anti bacterial gels, sprays and baby blankets, diligently protecting their children from nasty forms of bacteria. But recent research shows that society's anti bacterial and anti infection crusade makes children and adults


Without the language to explain what's wrong, some newborns exhibit unexplained crying, a lack of appetite, allergic reactions or other difficulties. Newborns and infants often show a tendency to hold their head to one side or prefer breastfeeding from one side. These are ways they cope with

Why Nurse Your Baby

Nursing contracts the uterus after birth, preventing hemorrhage, and allowing it to return to its original size quickly. Nursing provides colostrum for the baby the first few days after birth. This is a thick yellow substance that is full of antibodies to help protect the

Maternity Care and Chiropractic

Chiropractic care should be a significant part of every woman's pregnancy. The pregnant woman produces a hormone called relaxin, which causes her ligaments to loosen to help her baby pass through the pelvic basin during birth. But these loose ligaments make it hard for her