”Chiropractic and pregnancy, is that actually a thing?” I know this is a question that stumbled across your brain as you read the title of this article, right? It’s ok. As a perinatal and pediatric chiropractor, I continuously get asked similar questions like this all the time.
Let’s first start with some chiropractic basics to help you to grasp an understanding of what this profession is really all about.
Chiropractic is a completely natural, drug-free way to keep your body healthy and functioning optimally. It’s safe and amazing for all people of any age whether you are experiencing uncomfortable symptoms, seeking natural solutions for your family’s healthcare or if you simply want to be at your best.
How is this possible? Through chiropractic we are directly addressing the system that controls EVERYTHING in your body – your nervous system. Your brain and spinal cord is so important that it is completely encased in bone through the skull and spine to keep you protected. When you hear people are seeing chiropractors for something other than low back pain, this is why. Dope chiropractors, like myself, make sure that there are no interferences within your spine. This decreases pain and dysfunction and increases the body’s natural ability to thrive. When you have pressure on this master system, it directly prevents your body from working at its best. That’s why chiropractic adjustments are needed for everyone, including pregnant women.
During pregnancy, regular chiropractic adjustments can help a woman to be healthier and have a better childbirth experience. Here’s how.