Children’s Chiropractic Centre Blog

how balance and proprioception can help optimise your child’s brain and body to be ready for school.

Posted by Dr Amanda Watson on 22-May-2020 10:00:00

How good proprioception can help our child's body be strong and well balanced!

It is so important for a child entering school because knowing where they are in space helps them sit still in class for learning, and move their bodies well for play.

Proprioception is the ability to know where we are in space so that we can then control our body appropriately to keep ourselves balanced and strong.

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Topics: spine, brain, Blog, School, Teenagers, Physical Development, Preschool Children

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

When Buying Christmas Gifts – Encourage bilateral Body Movement!

Posted by Dr Melissa Pope on 29-Nov-2019 10:15:00

[Image Credit: @emma.leigh.r via Moov Baby

Its that time of year again, Christmas is upon us and we are making our lists and checking them twice.  Because there is not enough stress on which toy or game is the latest trend, ensuring that it is also the best toy/game to enrich your child’s brain can make the decision process even harder.

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Topics: Development, spine, brain, Blog, Toddlers, Physical Development, Preschool Children

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

Development Between Ages 2-3 years

Posted by Australian Children's Chiropractic Centre - Team on 23-Oct-2018 09:33:32

Between the ages of 2-3 years your toddler is rapidly changing and developing not just in motor & communication skills but developing a sense of who they are and what they love to do. 

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Topics: Health, children, Development, spine, brain, Relationships, Mums

Why we love baby wearing!

Posted by Dr Jacey Pryjma on 07-May-2018 14:24:11

 


[Image credit: Born for love - Ergobaby]
Holding or carrying a baby (or young child) on your body using a carrier

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Topics: Mothers, Babies, Health, parents, Development, spine, Mums, ACCC, baby wearing

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