FAQ's for Prenatal Chiropractic Care
Why should I get chiropractic adjustments while pregnant?
During pregnancy, there are several physiological and neurological changes that occur in preparation for delivery. Chiropractic care for expecting mothers is designed to work with the inborn intelligence of your body to create maximal space for the baby to develop and create 100% communication from your body to your baby. Pregnant women should have regular care throughout their pregnancy to ensure proper pelvic alignment which relives the common aches and pains.
How do I know if chiropractic care is right for my pregnancy?
Prenatal Chiropractic care is safe and necessary for any low risk pregnancy to maximize the pelvic space and ease labor. If you have a high risk pregnancy, the doctors are Navigate will work with your medical provider to determine if gentle adjustments are safe for you and your baby. All chiropractors at Navigate are trained in the Webster Technique through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
What kind of conditions can Chiropractic care be beneficial for pregnancy?
Chiropractic care during pregnancy can provide many benefits to both mom and baby. Potential benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy include:
● Reducing labor pain and labor time
● Relief of back, neck, pelvic and joint pains
● Improved sleep
● Relief from nausea and acid reflux
● Decreased chance of cesarean delivery
● Decreased cortisol (stress) levels for mom and baby
● Decreased risk of interventions
● Decreased recovery time
As always, we encourage you to discuss these options with your healthcare provider. If they are not yet familiar with prenatal Chiropractic care, schedule an appointment with our doctors today to create the birth and support team you need!