Chiropractic Care for New Borns
The birth process can be the most violent thing any one goes through. This is partially by design. The trauma of going through the birth canal clicks on the new borns central nervous system to began breathing, eating and going to the bathroom. But, excessive pulling and twisting of the babies head can misalign the spine. C-Sections may also result in pulling on the fetus’s head resulting in a similar misalignment. The most common misalignment is of the first cervical vertebrae due to it having no muscle attachments it is easily misaligned at birth. Common symptoms are colic, not breast feeding or only to one side, constipation, ear infection, torticolis( head stuck to one side). New born usually respond quickly to gentle low force chiropractic adjustment.