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  • Chiropractic Care of Women During Pregnancy and the Possible Success at Resolving Dystocia: A Case Series

    Abstract Objective: To describe the chiropractic care of pregnant women and the possibility of resolving dystocia. Clinical Features: Dystocia is defined as abnormal or difficult labor due to problems with power (maternal expulsive...

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  • Chiropractic Care of a Patient with Dystocia: A Case Report

    Abstract Dystocia is defined as “slow or difficult labor or delivery.” In contrast, eutocia is defined as “normal labor.” We present the chiropractic care of a 26-yr-old nulliparous female during a home birth delivery with problems of dystocia....

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/chiropractic-care-of-a-patient-with-dystocia-a-case-report.html

  • Chiropractic for Dystocia in Labor

    A recent chiropractic study was published that gives hope to mothers wishing to give birth at home. At 23 hours into labor, chiropractic care was initiated on a 26-year-old woman who had a lack of cervical dilation, diminished contractions and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/chiropractic-for-dystocia-in-labor.html

  • A Chiropractic Pregnancy

    Every pregnant mother wants to have a healthy, safe and natural pregnancy. A birthing mother who is connected to her own body, who looks deep within herself, trusting her own body to do what it is hardwired to do, is much more likely to experience a...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/a-chiropractic-pregnancy.html

  • Research to Remember

    The most common risk factor for shoulder dystocia is the use of a vacuum extractor or forceps during delivery. Dystocia occurs to varying degrees in infants with a birth weight of 2500 grams (0.6% to 1.4% increased risk) and in infants weighing 4000...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/research-to-remember.html

  • Optimal Positioning: Balancing the Pelvis for a Safer, Easier Birth

    In preparing for a natural birth, we recognize two things: the mother’s autonomy in childbirth and the supremacy of normal physiology. A mother-tobe has many resources to draw from in preparation for birth, the greatest being her own innate...

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  • FWF - 047 - New Year and Lots to Share

    Issue 047 - New year--Lots to Share If you cannot read this newsletter, please visit: www.icpa4kids.org/wellness/0047.html to access it Table of Contents Pregnancy Matters    o Homebirths in Jeopardy in AU    o Midwifery reborn in birth review...

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  • ICPA Research

    ICPA Peer Reviewed Published Papers and Current Projects Current Projects Papers Accepted for Publication 2016 Papers Accepted for Publication 2015 Papers...

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  • Chiropractic and Pregnancy: Greater Comfort and Safer Births

    How can chiropractic add comfort? Chiropractic care in pregnancy is an essential ingredient to your pre-natal care choices. A large percent of all pregnant women experience back discomfort/ pain during pregnancy. This is due to the rapid...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/chiropractic-and-pregnancy-greater-comfort-and-safer-births.html

  • Epidurals

    Epidural pain relief is an increasingly popular choice for Australian women in the labour ward. Up to one third of all birthing women have an epidural, 1 and it is especially common amongst women having their first babies. 2 For women giving...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/epidurals.html

  • Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy for Safer, Easier Births

    Chiropractic care is essential for the pregnant mother. Her systems and organs are now providing for two and their optimal function is critical for the a healthy pregnancy and birth.  The mother's spine and pelvis undergoes many changes and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/chiropractic-care-in-pregnancy-for-safer-easier-births.html

  • Effects of Birth Trauma in Infant Eliminated with Chiropractic

    The purpose of this study was to report the effectiveness of chiropractic care on a five-month-old female infant with Erb’s-Duchenne Palsy. This particular arm paralysis is due to a downward traction type of force of the infant’s arm during...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/effects-of-birth-trauma-in-infant-eliminated-with-chiropractic.html

  • Epidural Anesthesia: Important Facts that will Help You Take Charge of Your Birth

    Each year, 4 million American women give birth. 1 Epidural anesthesia is used in almost two-thirds of labors, making it one the most common obstetric interventions in the United States today. 2 In fact, the rate of epidural anesthesia is increasing....

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/epidural-anesthesia-important-facts-that-will-help-you-take-charge-of-your-birth.html

  • Healing Birth

    During our first home birth, I can remember reaching a state I had never been in before. In spite of the many intense experiences I’d had in my life up to that time, this experience brought me to a new edge. I looked over to my husband, Tom, for...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/healing-birth.html

  • Midwifery and Chiropractic: Bonding for Life

    In my professional experience as a chiropractor I have had the opportunity to work with many midwives. I have come to learn that there are many similarities in the approach to healthcare between midwives and chiropractors. Both ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/midwifery-and-chiropractic-bonding-for-life.html

  • Things You Can Do to Avoid an Unnecessary Cesarean

    The Public Citizen Health Research Group in Washington, D.C. has estimated that half of the nearly 1 million Cesareans performed every year are medically unnecessary. With more appropriate care during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, these Cesareans...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/things-you-can-do-to-avoid-an-unnecessary-cesarean.html

  • The Webster Technique: A Technique for Pregnant Women

    You have probably heard about the Webster Technique -- the chiropractic technique used in pregnancy to help optimize the mother's pelvic function.  It was featured on the Learning Channel's hit series "A Baby Story." You have read about it in ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-webster-technique-a-technique-for-pregnant-women.html

  • The Epidural Epidemic

    Epidurals during birthing have become so routine, as mothers are being convinced that pain during labor is unnatural. Convinced that they should not endure pain during the birth process, mothers are set up to believe in a...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-epidural-epidemic.html

  • Prenatal Risk Factors for Infantile Autism

    The following study, "Prenatal risk factors for infantile autism", poses an interesting correlation between infantile autism and intrauterine growth restriction. Reuter's article begins, "Intrauterine and neonatal...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/prenatal-risk-factors-for-infantile-autism.html

  • Spinal Cord Injury During Birth

    Recognized causative factors are traction on the infant's trunk during breech delivery, rotational stresses applied to the spinal axis, traction on the cord via the brachial plexus in shoulder dystocia, and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/spinal-cord-injury-during-birth.html

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