This is the story of a two day old newborn female showing lethargy and a yellowish skin color present since birth and an inability to nurse; the baby seemed unable to "latch on." A medical doctor said the baby was probably hypothyroid and should be hospitalized. The atlas was adjusted for a left lateral listing. Immediately thereafter, the baby exhibited a strong bilateral rooting reflex. The baby began to nurse right away. The jaundice quickly cleared.
(case #4). Esch, S. ACA J of Chiropractic December 1988.