Did you know, that Osteopathy can help correct poor milk supply or inefficient let down of milk? Osteopathy can also assist with helping your baby latch on and the treatment of mastitis.
Lactation consultants and midwives are ideally placed to show you how to position yourself and the baby, but what if there is something making it difficult for you or your baby to achieve this ideal? Osteopathy can help.
The milk let down reflex in new mothers is impaired or affected during periods of stress or fatigue. The part of your nervous system that deals with stress is located in the part of the spine between your shoulder blades, so gentle osteopathic treatment to release the joints and reset the nerve signals involved not only make your back and shoulders more comfortable, but often quite dramatically improve your let down.
With gentle and simple techniques to improve lymphatic drainage from the breast, Osteopathy can also assist with the treatment of mastitis.
If you baby is struggling to latch or having suckling problems there may well be tension in one side of their neck or in their jaw. Very gentle and SAFE cranial osteopathic treatment releases and rebalances the neck and jaw so they work more efficiently. So don’t despair:
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For more information, visit www.nso.com.au or contact now for appointment. North Shore Osteopaths also offers home visits for new mothers.