CHIROPRACTIC CARE IN INFANTS & PRENATAL Colic While the direct causes are still unknown, there is very good evidence supporting Chiropractic Care can help tremendously with Colic in fussy babies. Colic In Babies When a child or infant displays discomfort through crying continuously. This act of fussiness can take place for weeks and even months, but Chiropractic Care has been shown to reduce colic in babies by 94%! Misaligned Vertebra Think about how much time a child spends inside the mothers womb. And that space it lives in gets more and more cramped as the pregnancy continues. Misaligned Vertebra Some infants get adjusted immediately following childbirth. Because of what the infant must go through to exit the womb, it can be extremely beneficial to set the child's spine in alignment as soon as possible. Physical Development Ultimately, the purpose of Chiropractic Care in infants is to support the development that happens at the child's most rapid stage of growth. Physical Development A child's spine actually doubles in length all within the first year alone. It is essential that the spine is guided into proper growth & posture. Increased Back Curvature During pregnancy, as the abdomen of the mother begins to protrude with growth, the balance is made up for in the spinal cord. Increased Back Curvature Chiropractic Care during pregnancy can actually reduce the time of labor and delivery. Pelvic Changes A pelvis that is misaligned reduces the amount of room available in the womb, resulting in less room for the baby to develop. Pelvic Changes C-sections and invasive deliveries may be a result of the mother having a misaligned pelvis, making it difficult for the baby to be in the proper position for delivery. Chiropractic adjustments can increase the chance of a natural & non-invasive delivery. Nausea Chiropractic care during pregnancy can reduce the "morning sickness" feeling Nausea We all know that a realigned spine means an overall improved nervous system. This puts your body back in sync, and can eliminate the intensity of "morning sickness".