A 24-year-old member asked:
Can a chiropractor turn my baby?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Absolutely no: Turning the baby to facilitate delivery is a technique that saves a great deal of misery. It is done by an obstetrician and occasionally your family doctor. There is absolutely nothing in the training or knowledge of a chiro to perform this procedure. If you are offered this by a chiro, run away fast. See you obstetrician.
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Pediatrics 47 years experience
I'd report them: This is a medical procedure best attempted by a skilled obstetrician who is ready to do an urgent delivery at an appropriate facility if problems arise.If your good buddy chiropractor tried this medical procedure,s/he could be brought up on charges in my state.
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Last updated May 11, 2017
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