Children’s Chiropractic Centre Blog

Tummy time techniques to use this festive season.

Posted by Dr Amanda Watson + Dr Jacey Pryjma on 22-Dec-2019 11:23:09

How to get enough Tummy Time this Christmas

For most of us the festivities involve being out and about, travelling between gatherings and lots of fun, however this can limit the time your baby has for free play and floor based tummy time. Tummy time not only provides the opportunity for supporting posture development, but it also gives your child time to play, explore, have space and learn elements of self regulation. So how do you make sure your baby gets enough tummy time this festive season between all your commitments?

Firstly, understanding how much tummy time your child needs will help you make sure you are providing the minimum time, and then anything more is a wonderful bonus!

How much tummy time does your babe needs each day?
Follow these simple tips to help them achieve that over the festive season! 
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Topics: Mothers, Babies, Health, children, stress, relax, families, Development, spine, brain, Mums, baby wearing, dads, Infants, Physical Development

3 tips for ‘handling’ your baby supportively this festive season!

Posted by Dr Amanda Watson on 21-Dec-2019 20:02:14

The festive season is upon us and those with babies will know just how many requests you receive from others to hold your baby. Everyone wants to cuddle your little squish!

Being held, passed around and moved in and out of car seats, high chairs and beds becomes much more frequent at this time of year.

Did you know this can place additional strain and pressure through the spine and shoulders of your baby?

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Topics: Mothers, Babies, Health, children, stress, families, Development, spine, brain, baby wearing, Injury Prevention, Infants, Physical Development

4 Ways To Thrive This Christmas!

Posted by Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre - Team on 29-Nov-2019 13:10:18

Christmas is only 4 weeks away... and while we all look forward to the festivities, food and fun with family and friends; it is also one of the busiest times of year.

Although thinking about our health and wellness during this time may not be on the top of the to-do list; by simply adding these four things, you will find that you not only get through the silly season with flying colours – you will thrive!

Here are our four top tips for not only surviving but THRIVING this holiday season:

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Topics: Mothers, Babies, Health, Nutrition, celebrating you, parents, children, stress, relax, families, ACCC, Recharge

Child Development Between Ages 18mths -2yrs

Posted by Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre - Team on 06-Nov-2018 13:52:07

By the time your child is between the ages of 18 months to two years old their gross motor, communication and development skills are rapidly changing and growing. They are becoming more independent and eagerly wanting to show off their new skills and abilities which are helping them become the amazing little person they are.

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Topics: Babies, Health, children, families, Development, spine, brain, Blog

Creating a Chemical Free Home

Posted by Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre - Team on 12-Jun-2018 12:56:19

Every parent wants to provide the safest and healthiest space for a child to grow-up in. Simple strategies around the home can support families to live a life free from over exposure to household chemicals.

Some scary research shows that chemical exposure during pregnancy or during a child's life can have detrimental effects on health, development and growth. Children are particularly vulnerable because their vital organs are still growing and they have a reduced ability to eliminate toxins from their developing bodies. So lets make your home a chemical free haven for your children.

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Topics: Health, parents, children, stress, families

Rest & Relax!

Posted by Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre - Team on 05-Jun-2018 11:53:41

Supporting optimal health, balance & growth.

Life gets really busy! Ensuring your child can enjoy down time is essential for maintaining health, keeping life balanced and of course giving them the opportunity to optimally grow.

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Topics: Mothers, Health, children, stress, families, Relationships, Recharge

Colds & Flus - Home Management

Posted by Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre - Team on 24-Apr-2018 09:00:00

Winter is here 'Tis the season to be stuffy'.

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Topics: Health, Cold & Flu's, Immune boosting, parents, children, Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre, families, Blog, ACCC

Fish Oils & Essential Fats

Posted by Dr Jacey Pryjma on 16-Apr-2018 09:00:00

Two very important fats are Omega-3, and Omega-6. These are called essential fats because our body cannot manufacture them from other nutrient, you must obtain them from your diet.

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Topics: Health, Nutrition, parents, children, families, brain, Blog, ACCC

Have you drunk enough water today?

Posted by Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre - Team on 10-Apr-2018 09:59:35

As you know we constantly ask the children who attend our centre - 
'Have you drunk enough water today?'

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Topics: Health, Nutrition, parents, children, Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre, families, Mums, ACCC

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