If you are expecting a baby, you probably have a long list of tasks on your pre-delivery to-do list. While you gather baby supplies, set up the nursery, and research baby names, don’t forget to take care of yourself! In fact you may even want to look into chiropractic care. Chiropractic care has numerous benefits for pregnant women and can really help promote health and wellness for you and your little one.
Why Make Time for Chiropractic Care?
It’s no secret that pregnancy changes your body in very significant ways. Your growing abdomen changes your posture and strains your back and your pelvic balance and alignment are prone to change.
Seeing a chiropractor during pregnancy can relieve your back, neck, and joint pain and improve your posture. A chiropractor can also help you maintain proper balance and alignment of your spine and pelvis, giving your baby a greater chance of moving into the correct position for birth and potentially avoiding a cesarean section. During your visit, you will also learn safe stretches and exercises that you can use throughout your pregnancy to keep your body strong, healthy, and ready for delivery.
Is Chiropractic Care Safe During Pregnancy?
Yes! The American Pregnancy Association endorses chiropractic care for pregnant women and explains that there are no known contraindications to chiropractic care throughout pregnancy. Leading hospitals, such as Mayo Clinic, also recommend chiropractic care to treat pain and discomfort during pregnancy. All chiropractors are trained to work with pregnant women and will employ techniques that ensure your comfort and safety.
Pregnancy is an exciting and busy time and we know you have a lot on your plate. Do yourself a favor and add prenatal chiropractic care to your to-do list. You won’t regret it! Contact us today to learn more and schedule your visit.