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Newborns and Chiropractic

The journey down the birth canal is at times a difficult one. As a result traumatic birth syndrome has become more common. Traumatic birth syndrome describes the presence of trauma-induced skull and spinal damage, and spinal misalignment as the result of the birth process. Delivery can be more difficult because it is usually performed without the aid of gravity, and often with medications that numb the delivery muscles. It should be no surprise that infants often emerge into this world in a subluxated state. Often the spine of the infant is compressed as it is pushed down the birth canal. Frequently, twisting and pulling during birth cause subluxation in infants. A subluxation is a misaligned vertebra (bone in the spine) that causes muscle imbalance, bone degeneration (arthritis), and most importantly; nervous system interference that causes the body to function improperly and eventually can lead to poor health. Infant subluxations can cause...
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Brains and Kids

Fish oil has repeatedly been shown to help the learning ability of children. This probably due to the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil. Interestingly, one of those omega-3’s is DHA which is found in a human mother’s milk. An English study is following 60 infants aged 20-36 months. The infants are supplemented daily with fish oil. They have found that in only 3 months learning skill performance of 60% of the infants “has improved dramatically”. Some of these children have made up a 6 month deficit in learning skills in just those three months. Another study recruited pregnant women aged 18-40 who planned on breast-feeding exclusively for four months. The control group received capsules of vegetable oil and the remaining women received fish oil capsules daily after they had given birth. Babies whose mothers took the fish oil scored much higher on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development...
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