If you’re pregnant or have just given birth and wondering if chiropractic care can help, the answer is absolutely YES!
People assume that because a woman decided to have a baby, then they simply have to deal with the painful things that come with it like back pain, pelvic pain, vomiting, nausea, high blood pressure, swollen ankles, and more.
The thing is, why endure the pain if there’s chiropractic care that can help lessen the intensity of these symptoms? For pregnant women out there or even those who already gave birth to their bundle of joy, here are some of the benefits of chiropractic for you.
Restore Pelvic Balance
When a woman’s abdomen enlarges during pregnancy, her lower back carries more weight and stress which could cause the pelvic imbalance. When this happens, the baby may not have enough room to develop in her mother’s womb which may call for C-section during delivery. But if the mother could get her pelvic adjusted by a chiropractor, it can restore her pelvis balance.
Due to a pregnant woman’s protruding abdomen and increased curve in the back, they often suffer from back pain since their posture shift forward. With chiropractic adjustments, long term pain and posture issues could be avoided early on.
Reduce Pregnancy Symptoms
Nausea, back pain, high blood pressure is just some of the pregnancy symptom which has become all too common for soon-to-be mommies. But even if it’s common during pregnancy doesn’t mean there isn’t anything that you can do to diminish the discomfort. Regular adjustments from a chiropractor are actually a good way to reduce such symptoms.
Shorter Delivery Time And Lesser Difficulty During Labor
When the nervous system is at its tip-top condition, where spine is a huge part of, the entire body follows through. That said, pregnant women who received chiropractic care regularly during and after pregnancy noticed that their bodies have become more prepared for the pregnancy. This helped them deliver their baby in a shorter amount of time with less difficulty during labor.