Giving birth is a natural physical stress which the body must endure for a baby to be born. If intervention such as forceps or suction is used this can alters the shape and bony structure of the baby’s head. It can also place un-necessary pressure on parts of the brain which if not corrected can lead to subtle changes in development.
The sooner a baby can be checked following birth the sooner the bony structure of the baby can be accessed and corrected if needed.