Babies and children present to osteopaths with many types of problems ranging from crying and irritability to headaches and asthma. Many of these problems are the result of trauma during pregnancy and birth.

During the birth process, the baby is subjected to enormous forces as the uterus pushes to expel the baby against the natural resistance of the birth canal. The baby has to twist and turn as it squeezes through the bony pelvis, absorbing these stresses within its head and body.

Infantile problems resulting from birth trauma include:

  • Infections
  • Ear Infections
  • Hearing problems
  • Sinus & Dental problems
  • Behavioral & Learning difficulties
  • Headaches, aches & pains
  • Scoliosis
  • Asthma

Birth trauma may cause the following problems:

  • Crying & Irritability
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Colic, Wind & Reflux
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Projectile vomiting
  • Skull moulding from forceps or ventouse deliveries
  • Breastfeeding difficulties e.g. preference to one breast, suckling problems
    Flat head
  • Club foot (talipes)
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