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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Dad2Be | 2005/11/22

Q.

Paediatric Chiropractic

My little boy is due to be born at the end of January, my wife and I are very excited.

A couple of pregnancy magazines I've read had articles about taking newborns to chiropractors to eliminate problems such as colic and other spinal/orthopedic problems.

A chiropractor even visited our pre-natal classes.

On doing a bit of research, I have found hundreds of websites claiming that pediatric chiropractic (and chiropractic in general) are fake, money making scams that can cause more damage then help.

I obviously want the best for my child... but who do I believe?

Should babies be taken to chiropractors as a matter of course, as a few pregnancy magazines have indicated?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I would not recommend this.

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