Osteopathy may be helpful for even for the youngest of babies. Osteopaths often see babies soon after birth.
Newborn babies may experience some degree of trauma during the birth process, particularly if it was a difficult or long labour or required intervention such as forceps or other interventions.
Such traumas can leave your baby with muscular tightness and joint restrictions possibly resulting in irritability and general unsettledness.
Some conditions Your Osteopath may be able to assist with include:
- Musculoskeletal strains from birth trauma
- Advice on Feeding/sucking difficulties
- Advice on Plagiocephaly (“misshapen” or “flat head”)
- Shoulder Dystocia