Posts Tagged "Birth"


You’ve just delivered a beautiful child and may be running into some issues that you didn’t expect. Especially as a first time parent, sometimes we don’t know what we don’t know, and get to ask our friends and family for advice. They may refer you to a pediatric chiropractor. For those newborns who have colic, are latching more easily to one side than another, excessively spitting up, not sleeping well, or...

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I think about my role in birth a lot. I daydream of the day when chiropractors are not only part of the regular prenatal care, but also there on the Labor & Delivery floor to assist the midwives and birth providers.  I’ve gotten that call a few times from the midwives, the last-ditch effort before she transfers to the hospital for the birth that team wanted to avoid.  I even went through that with the birth of our son.  I...

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Spear and Alcantara authored a case study discussing a mother at 35 weeks who came in with right hip pain and her baby in a frank breech presentation.  Her previous birth sounds like it was pretty tough; the baby was born at 37 weeks, her OB ruptured the membranes, she was given pitocin to instigate contractions and an epidural for pain, and the baby came out OP (or “sunny side up”).  Contrary to popular belief, there...

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This article was originally posted on the Pathways Blog. ———————————————————————– By Molly England, AAHCC In Part I and II of Pregnancy Preparedness I discussed Natural Childbirth Education and Parenting Identity. Learning about natural childbirth is an important step in preparing for a...

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