Entries by Savy Irby

How can I tell how my nervous system is functioning? *Thermal scans*

How do you know how your nervous system in functioning? As we know, our nervous system controls every cell, tissue, muscle, and organ system within the body. But how do you know how yours is functioning? In the same way that you use a blood test to determine your blood sugar, we TEST to objectively […]

Understanding Ear Infections in Children: Causes & Prevention

While ear infections are very common to see in children, they’re NOT normal to have! Let’s talk a little bit about why babies and kids actually develop ear infections early in life… One of the most common reasons that ear infections occur is because of birth trauma. In 90% of cases, the stress of a vaginal […]

Yes, Chiropractic Care Can Help YOU Get Pregnant!

If you’ve landed on this blog, we are going to guess it is because you are having some difficulty getting pregnant and you are looking for alternatives to traditional fertility “treatments”. Or maybe you’ve tried all of the traditional routes and are left disappointed. What should be one of the most exciting times in your […]

How Important is Chiropractic Care for Babies?

Did you know that chiropractic care can significantly impact your baby’s health long into the future? Your newborn babies’ tiny bodies are going through a lot of changes as they develop and grow. They are developing their sense of smell and taste, learning to calm themselves when they are upset, gaining control over their limbs […]

Why Having a Chiropractor in your Maternity Team is Important!

Having a reliable support group during your pregnancy is hands down the most important piece of the birthing puzzle! From the OB-GYN, midwives, nurses and doulas, pediatrician, and the whole support staff, having a Webster-certified chiropractor on your maternity team is heaven-sent. Chiropractors who are specifically trained for maternity chiropractic care know exactly how to […]

Your SECOND brain?! What the gut?

Gut feeling “That gut feeling” is a real thing! Your stomach aches from a stressful situation, or you’ve got knots in your stomach from making a decision. Do you know the feeling we are talking about? You’ve got a little nervous system in your gut, the enteric nervous system, which communicates with your brain through […]

3 Ways to Stimulate Your Child’s Vagus Nerve to Help Them Relax

Your kiddo has one main component that controls their ability to feel cool, calm, and collected!  The super science term is the vagus nerve but at Blossom Family Chiropractic, we call it the “brake pedal”! When your kiddo gets ramped up, the vagus nerve is what tells the brain, “alright buddy, it’s time to press […]

Is your baby struggling to sleep? Chiropractic care can help!

If you’re reading this blog, chances are you are exhausted. You’ve tried everything you can imagine to get your baby to sleep. You need rest, your baby needs rest, and your entire family needs rest. But no matter what you’ve tried, no one is getting the rest that they need. We know your story. We […]

Irregular periods? How a Chiropractor Can Help Your Menstrual Health

Did you know that your MENSTRUAL HEALTH is directly related to your NERVOUS SYSTEM?! Your menstrual cycle and your hormones move together! During each phase (week) of your menstrual cycle, your hormone levels rise and fall. That shift in hormones is the root cause of the physical changes and mood fluctuations that happen during the […]