Chiropractic recommendations on infant sleep position and SIDS

What is your recommendation about infant sleep position? We have a two month old (our third) who is having a really hard time staying asleep on her back. She seems to be happier on her tummy and seems to have no trouble lifting and turning her head when face down. I know about the medical establishment’s recommendation about back sleeping to reduce the risk of SIDS but wondered if there was more to the story?

Medical study links SIDS to brain stem problems

Researchers in Boston yesterday released a study suggesting that babies who die of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, have serious abnormalities in the brain stem region, which controls breathing and heart rate. The recent findings add greater evidence to the theory that SIDS is caused by biological and/or mechanical differences in the brain, particularly in the brainstem region.

A Holistic Health Care Organization Worth Supporting

With all the popularity of chiropractic care for headaches, back pain, and neck pain, the general public often misses out on care that addresses the needs of children and their families. We see the television reports regarding research studies showing upper cervical chiropractic care for the lowering of blood pressure, we hear testimonials from world class and Olympic athletes as to the benefits of them receiving regular chiropractic adjustments, we can even view online videos of TV hosts like Montel Williams giving testimonials on chiropractic care for conditions such as multiple sclerosis, but let’s not forget the kids.