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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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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...

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Expanding Our Focus: C-Section Recovery

    In 2009, the most recent year for which final data is available, a record 32.9 percent of women gave birth by C-section, according to the National Vital Statistics System, part of the Centers for Disease Control. Preliminary data shows that in 2010...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/expanding-our-focus-c-section-recovery.html

  • A Timely Birth: Part 2

    Postdates alone are not associated with poor pregnancy outcome. Extreme postdates or postdates in conjunction with poor fetal growth or developmental abnormalities do show an increased risk of stillbirth. But if growth restriction and birth defects...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/a-timely-birth-part-2.html

  • About The Webster Protocol

    Chiropractic care benefits all aspects of your body's ability to be healthy. This is accomplished by working with the nervous system--the communication system between your brain and body. Doctors of Chiropractic work to correct spinal, pelvic and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/webster-technique-defined.html

  • Forceps and Vacuum Delivery Pose The Same Mortality Risk For Babies

    Neonatal mortality is similar after vacuum delivery and forceps delivery. Demissie and colleagues (p 24) analyzed more than 12 million deliveries in United States and New Jersey birth cohort files and found that, compared with babies delivered with...

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