Chiropractic care and pregnancy

Pregnancy is amazing. The fact that your body can conceive a new human being, grow it, nourish it and then birth that human being into the world – is mind blowing. What makes pregnancy a little less super is all those…

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Chiropractic in the Postnatal Period

Wow! So you’ve just had a baby!  What an amazing feat – and how incredible is the human body to be able to conceive, grow and birth a baby? And how incredible are babies who suddenly come out into the…

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Baby Wearing for Your and Your Baby’s Spine

This article is of my personal and professional opinion having worn my baby from birth and considering my own and my baby’s spine as a chiropractor. As such I have not included references but have linked to many websites with…

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The Business of Being Born, A Review by Dr Claire Raggio Ballinger, the Chiropractor, Gawler, South Australia

The Business of Being Born: Review by Dr Claire Raggio Ballinger, The Chiropractor, Gawler, South Australia. This long weekend a doula friend of mine tummytomummy.com.au brought over The Business of Being Born. I thought I’d review it here on my blog….

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Severe spinal pain and body pain after epidural injection during labour

I have started to come across a lot of women who have had epidurals during labour. It’s not surprising, I believe I read that one in three labouring women will have an epidural. With 30-50% of labours ending in Caesarian sections,…

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Otitis Media (Ear Infections) in children

The inner ear structure and the vertebra of the upper neck are very closely related physically, and if there are restrictions in the joints and muscles (and lymphatic system) of the area, it can lead to restriction of the drainage…

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First Blog Ever

Welcome to my first blog! I’m pretty inexperienced at blogging so this is a work in progress. You will get a fair bit of information from this blog about some of the things that I am passionate about. This will…

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