Study to assess the influence of Osteopathy on the gastrointestinal regulation and welfare in the first four weeks of life babies.
Applied three treatments of osteopathy following the technique of the three diaphragms on an experimental group of 30 infants and compared the results of a control group of 20 infants (who have collected the same data, but they are been no treatment).
Data collection is a table of daily monitoring of the child where the parents must sign the time the baby eats, vomit, cry, and that makes defecations, a 24-hour daily for 3 weeks.
On a quantitative point out that the experimental group shows a more uniform regulation of the gastrointestinal system behavior from the 2nd and 3rd week of study, according to the statistical result.
On a qualitative regulate the functions of swallowing, refluxe, colic and constipation, with a collection of qualitative information from parents of babies, as addendum to the collection of data daily.
In conclusion, the importance of assessing and treating infants in the period the first month of life, which Osteopathy can help achieve a balance of the gastrointestinal system and help the welfare of the child about himself and his environment, and opens the door to further studies which can improve the collection of qualitative data in particular.