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Chiropractic Care for Moms and Babies: Easing Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding Challenges

Chiropractic care is not just for adults dealing with back pain—it can be an invaluable support for moms and babies, too. Dr. Zora, an expert chiropractor specializing in women's health, pregnancy, and pediatric care, reveals the significant impact this treatment can have on both mother and child in the latest episode of "Spilling the Milk."


A Holistic Approach to Prenatal, Postpartum, and Newborn Care

Starting her own practice has allowed Dr. Zora to focus on providing natural and holistic health solutions. Her passion shines through as she discusses how chiropractic care can resolve newborn latch issues, jaw restrictions, and tongue ties, which are often missed by healthcare professionals. These gentle adjustments can drastically improve the breastfeeding experience, easing pain and stress for the mother and ensuring the baby receives the necessary nourishment. The conversation then turns to the benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy. Dr. Zora emphasizes the importance of a balanced pelvis, which can be achieved through techniques like the Webster technique and muscle work. This not only alleviates pain during pregnancy but also sets the stage for a smoother delivery. By starting care early in pregnancy and combining it with prenatal yoga, expectant mothers can support physical health and mental well-being, leading to a more empowered journey through motherhood.


Unexpected C-Section and Missed Oral Tie

It wouldn't be Spilling the Milk if we didn't get into Dr. Zora's personal journey through pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding. She shares her own emotional and physical challenges around breastfeeding, particularly following an unexpected C-section. We are reminded yet again of the necessity of accurate diagnosis and empathetic support for breastfeeding mothers.


Flat Head Syndrome, Colic, and Latch Issues

Infant problems like flat head syndrome, colic, and improper latch when breastfeeding can be prevented or treated with early chiropractic assessments. are addressed. Dr. Zora explains how these conditions can stem from factors such as the baby's position in utero or the birthing process, and how home visits from a chiropractor soon after birth can provide reassurance and expert care, ensuring the baby's well-being from the start. Chiropractors can work hand-in-hand with other professionals like lactation consultants, pediatric dentists, and ENTs to solve common issues.


This podcast episode serves as an introduction for mothers seeking natural, holistic care for themselves and their babies. Dr. Zora's expertise and stories of her clients illustrate how gentle chiropractic care can be the solution for common pregnancy and newborn issues.





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