There is no greater support system than your family. When everyone in the family is living a healthy lifestyle, it sets the tone for everyday life. The environment you create for your child will ultimately be their normal, so why not make it healthy? Being healthy as a family can be super fun and build a great connection between everyone. Doing it as a unit, instead of individually, also creates a longer lasting lifestyle. As stated by the CDC, poor nutrition alone will negatively affect a child’s intellectual growth.
Health for Everyone
95% of babies have misalignment of the spine after birth. When the spine is not aligned, there are many issues that can arise. Many babies who experience colic, ear infections, reflux, allergies, and more can benefit immensely from simply visiting a chiropractor. The body was created to heal and function at its optimum ability, but several factors can cause this to shift. Luckily, there are multiple ways to set your child up for success when it comes to their body’s ability to heal itself.
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It’s important to value a child’s health from the moment they are born. The way a child is born can have many effects on their health. Also, educating yourself on vaccines and medications is vital. You have the ability to protect a child’s health from the start. Plan ahead the course of action you want to make for the best outcome for your child and their health. It is also important to breastfeed minimum of a year.
2. Real Food
Fast food is very convenient and normal, but it is extremely harmful to our bodies. This unhealthy habit will set children up for auto-immune diseases, food allergies, and digestive problems. Avoid processed food as much as possible. Make sure your children eat whole, raw, and organic foods like broccoli and grass fed beef.
3. Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care is more than an adjustment, especially for children. Children who get chronic ear infections, digestive issues, allergies, and more can be corrected by regular adjustments. Every system in the body is connected to the nervous system which means chiropractic care is vital to assist the nervous system.
Quality and quantity matter when it comes to sleep. As a whole family, sleep should be prioritized and scheduled out. Going to bed early and consistently will improve the quality of sleep you and your child receives. Along with the time, make sure the environment is set up for quality sleep such as black out curtains.
5. Avoid Sugars
Sugars feed bacteria, cancer, and viruses. Eliminating sugar from the beginning, even limiting fruit intake, can avoid many health issues children encounter regularly. By eliminating sugar, you are assisting your body to operate closer to homeostasis, or complete balance.
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