Is Chiropractic Safe for Babies and Children?

Is chiropractic safe for my baby or my child? Is chiropractic safe during pregnancy?
The biggest concern parents have about taking their baby to the chiropractor is whether it is safe or not. In fact, this fear prevents a lot of parents from taking their baby for a check-up.
It is a common misconception that chiropractic for babies is unsafe, and causes pain to the child.
The most common comment I receive from parents after their first consultation is “That was the most thorough exam anyone has ever done,” and after watching their child’s first chiropractic treatment they say “Oh, was that it? I was expecting much worse” – some even ask “Have you done it already?!”

What I plan to do with this article is go through, in detail, the published evidence on the safety and overall effectiveness of chiropractic adjustments in children. The good, the bad, and the ugly! 

(I won’t be going into the research indicating the specific conditions chiropractic has been documented to help with – that is for another day). 

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