Spring with Your Kids

spring play

Spring is here! Winter is gone and the days are turning warmer. It’s just the right time to start throwing open windows and doors to let the stuffy air (and the kids) out of the house!

Antibiotic Misuse

The Western diet and sedentary lifestyle have resulted in a lack of fitness among those who do not make a concerted effort. Yet, many times those efforts prove unsuccessful because they are not sustainable lifestyle changes. For this reason, there is a huge difference between sports mania and actual fitness.

Sports Mania vs. Fitness

The Western diet and sedentary lifestyle have resulted in a lack of fitness among those who do not make a concerted effort. Yet, many times those efforts prove unsuccessful because they are not sustainable lifestyle changes. For this reason, there is a huge difference between sports mania and actual fitness.

Baby Wearing

Did you know that a newborn baby will spend 16-17 hours a day sleeping? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, that should be on their back to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS. However, as a result, many infants are developing flat spots on the back of their heads.

While parents may not like how it looks, the bigger concern here is not cosmetic but the potential compromised neurological function from the cranial distortions. But what are parents to do? They can’t hold their baby every waking moment…or can they?

Breastfeeding and Chiropractic

When you are expecting a baby there are numerous decisions to be made. What kind of crib do I want? Who will my pediatrician be? Do I have a birth plan in place? What kinds of things do I need to put on my registry? Should I breastfeed? Today’s blog answers some of the questions you may have around breastfeeding, the benefits of it plus some tips to overcome some common problems.

Posture Matters For the Whole Family

We all remember being told at some point during our lives to “stand up straight!” Whether it be a nagging parent or a friend who is trying to help you “look good” what does posture actually have to do with anything?

Posture is the position of the parts of the body in relation to the spine. It is not simply a matter of standing up straight. It is actually about the proper alignment of your spine to your body.

Tummy Time is Important

Each parent visits with their pediatrician to know the milestones that their child should be hitting. Whether it be following a sound, holding their head up, or rolling over. Tummy time is an important tool to use to help the proper development of their child’s brain and body.