A traumatic and lengthy birth such as those involving forceps or a Ventouse procedure can cause the baby’s head to become misshapen. In such cases cranial osteopaths are often asked to help. Another symptoms babies experience which cranial osteopathy is believed to help is that of colic.
What are the symptoms of a traumatic birth?
The child experiences:
- Continual irritability and crying
- Bringing the legs in towards the stomach