Most women, especially first-time mothers, are very concerned about their health and well-being during pregnancy. Chiropractic care is very beneficial during pregnancy. Here are just some of the reasons you should get prenatal chiropractic care.
Helping Your Body Adapt
As your baby grows within your womb, your body will adjust to make room for the baby. This can result in some spinal changes and misalignments, usually due to:
- A spinal curve as the abdomen protrudes
- The pelvis widening to make room for the baby to move into the birth canal
- Changes to posture due to excess and shifting weight
These are all positive changes in a women’s body preparing her for delivery. However, this also can produce low back pain, general discomfort, and difficulty sleeping restfully.
Ease Labor and Delivery
Receiving prenatal chiropractic care to assist in proper spinal alignment can make labor and delivery easier and less painful.The hips and pelvis need to make room for the baby to move into position. You’ll start really noticing these changes near the middle or end of the second trimester. It can be painful, but regular chiropractic visits can be effective in natural pain management and flexibility.
If you would like to learn more about how our prenatal services can benefit you and to see if you are a good candidate, contact us today for an initial appointment.