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  • Eric’s Story

    Eric Zack, my 8-year-old son, began seeing Dr. David Spears at Body of Light Family Chiropractic on September 8th of 2004. We met Dr. David at the Lane County Fair at his demonstration booth offering free chiropractic evaluations. Dr. David looked at...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/erics-story.html

  • No More Ear Infections

    The purpose of this study was to record the effectiveness of chiropractic care on a child with a history of failed tympanostomy tube surgery and recurrent ear infections. There are approximately 40% of children who suffer from otitis media...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Chiropractic-Research/no-more-ear-infections.html

  • What Do We Know? Anthropology and Birth Activism

    During a birth advocacy dinner I once attended in Seattle, a doula raised her glass and made the last toast: “For all the women who don’t know.” My reactions trembled on the existential brink. As both an anthropologist and a birth activist, I am...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/what-do-we-know-anthropology-and-birth-activism.html

  • All According to Plan: A Breech Homebirth Story

    Our birth plan with Chase was rigid: Rose knew exactly how it would happen and exactly what she wanted. But life taught her that things do not always go according to plan. Little did we know that this lesson was going to be delivered in spades. It...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/all-according-to-plan-a-breech-homebirth-story.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

  • Learning to Trust Our Intuition

    “The only really valuable thing is intuition.” —Albert Einstein Although intuition is an innate capacity that is available to everyone (and can be our greatest resource as mothers and fathers), if we aren’t aware of it, we might miss it...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/learning-to-trust-our-intuition.html

  • Role of the Microbiome in Infant Development

    The human microbiome plays a vital role in overall health, and new information about it is discovered nearly every day. Defined as “the sum of all microbial life living in or on the human body,” the microbiome is a vibrant...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/role-of-the-microbiome-in-infant-development.html

  • Let’s Get Lost: A Family of Four Goes Out of the Country and Off the Grid

    We all have fantasies of what we might do if we weren’t afraid. I’m talking about those ideas that flash in our minds, giving us a glimpse of what it might feel like to act upon something that lives only in our theoretical parts. That if you did this...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/lets-get-lost-a-family-of-four-goes-out-of-the-country-and-off-the-grid.html

  • Side Effects of Ritalin Use

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, as of 2003, 2.5 million kids aged 4 to 17 were receiving medication to treat ADHD. The most prevalent of these medications is methylphenidates, marketed as Ritalin and other brand names. With this drug so...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/side-effects-of-ritalin-use.html

  • Hopping Off the Gluten Train

    I’ll admit it: I’m the type of mom who often scowls inside disapprovingly at doughnuts in preschools, elementary schools and birthday parties. I know it is judgmental of me, and I’m working on being more accepting. The schools in my area allow...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/hopping-off-the-gluten-train.html

  • The Road to Holistic Practice: An Integrated Approach

    Every doctor spends years gaining an education and training for his or her career. Medical school and internships present crucial opportunities for learning. But the education doesn’t stop once the training ends. Sometimes, in order to be the best...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-road-to-holistic-practice-an-integrated-approach.html

  • The Well-Balanced Child

    Every parent wants to raise the perfect child: healthy, happy, loved, and respected with high achievements and even higher goals. We want our children to have the things we didn’t have and to achieve their dreams. This is all well and good, unless we...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-well-balanced-child.html

  • Autism: Is There a Vaccine Connection?

    According to the California Department of Developmental Services, the rate of children diagnosed with full-syndrome autism between 1999 and 2002 nearly doubled from 10,360 to 20,377. The report further revealed that “between Dec. 31, 1987, and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/is-there-a-vaccine-connection-autism.html

  • The Outside-In Child

    Young expectant parents can hardly wait for the arrival of their blessed child. Months, if not years of dreams and preparation go into starting a family. Every detail has been thought of: what schools will our children attend, what will be our...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-outside-in-child.html

  • Keeping Our Babies Safe in Motion

    Although I would love to stay at home all day with my baby, my life requires me to leave home on occasion. Well actually, my son, Xander, and I usually have to venture out everyday. The one thing I can count on is that when I put Xander in his car...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/keeping-our-babies-safe-in-motion.html

  • Could Your Baby Be Suffering from Food Allergy or Intolerance?

    A diagnosis of GER (gastroesophageal reflux), whether technically correct or not, says little about the underlying cause of a baby’s distress, and treatment with GER medications seldom provides notable resolution for such symptoms. Frequently,...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/could-your-baby-be-suffering-from-food-allergy-or-intolerance.html

  • What Can Chiropractic Do for Your Child?

    Chiropractic’s purpose is to remove interferences to the natural healing power running through the body. When that power is unleashed the healing that results may be profound. Today we find more parents bringing their children to chiropractors for...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/what-can-chiropractic-do-for-your-child.html

  • Lyme Disease An Integrated Approach

    The conventional medical approach is to treat Lyme disease with antibiotics. When a child or adult is quickly treated with an appropriate antibiotic, the result is usually a swift and positive healing. However, if the person does not recover with the...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/lyme-disease-an-integrated-approach.html

  • The Great Measles Misunderstanding

    Before the advent of the measles vaccine, a dozen or so cases of measles would have been considered, well, too measly to make the headlines. That is because we all got the measles when we were kids. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/the-great-measles-misunderstanding.html

  • A 21st Century Manifesto for Parenting

    Is Western civilization harming our children? Let’s look at the evidence. If health indicates the quality of an individual’s relationship with his environment, then increases in chronic illnesses among children reflect our society’s failure. If...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/a-21st-century-manifesto-for-parenting.html

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