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Damaged by an Infant Circumcision Gone Right

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 02:31
This is going to be a VERY personal and controversial article. If you don't want to know the most intimate details of my life, and why I am so opposed to circumcision, DON'T READ any further! You have been warned. - - - - - - - - - -…

Pediatric Massage

Monday, 25 November 2013 10:53
We all know how good a massage can feel. It can help decrease muscle tension after a long day at work, minimize headache pain, and help facilitate the healing of soft tissue injuries. So, if it feels good and can help us heal, what about our little ones? We can…

Infant Chiropractic Care for Plagiocephaly

Monday, 11 February 2013 11:22
You may have noticed that some young babies have heads that aren’t exactly round; you may even have noticed it in your own baby. This common condition called plagiocephaly (plagio=oblique, cephal=head) and it occurs when the cranial system in a baby isn’t working properly. It can appear as a flat…
New parents have a lot of questions. Some of the most basic are the most controversial: For how many months (or years) should I breastfeed my baby? When should I wean my baby and how? Where should my baby sleep? With so many commercial interests in our society telling us…
You can chose to do or not do this soon after it is born (within a week), within a few months after it is born, or only when necessary. However, it may be necessary for a birth certificate so check with your registry to cover your bases. If CPS becomes…

Unassisted Birth Step #13: Cutting the Cord

Monday, 21 November 2011 18:48
Most experts/parents agree that delayed cord cutting is the safest and best possible thing to do. Generally it is wise to wait until either, 1) the cord has stopped pulsating, or 2) the placenta has been delivered. Most wait until the placenta has been delivered, but if your baby has…
Ensure that baby is breathing (it might be a good idea to use APGAR scoring, it is up to you) and mother isn't losing too much blood. After giving birth, you may find that you have torn. Take appropriate measures to resolve any problems properly, even if it means a…

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