More and more mothers are discovering the many benefits associated with chiropractic care throughout pregnancy. They appreciate the chiropractor’s respect for the body’s natural design and function. Supportive care providers, renewed trust in the body and the whole-health benefits of chiropractic care are being recognized as vital ingredients to a healthier pregnancy and an overall easier birth.
Our office works with many women prior to pregnancy to establish that their spine and nervous system are at optimal health prior to conception. A proper functioning nervous system provides a healthy environment for easier conception without the use of fertility drugs. It is imperative that the nervous system and immune system of the eventual mother-to-be are operating at their optimal level to ensure vitality of expectant child. Our doctors also understand the special chiropractic needs of the pregnant patient and works closely with mid-wives and obstetricians throughout a woman’s pregnancy. With specific chiropractic adjustments; which is safe during pregnancy, our care offers relief of back pain, sciatic pain, and pelvic pain related to pregnancy. Unwanted symptoms such as heartburn during pregnancy can also be helped with chiropractic adjustments. Research has also found that women who receive chiropractic care during pregnancy have approximately 6 fewer hours of labor than women who did not receive care. Our doctors are among only a handful of chiropractors in Northern California certified in the Webster Technique by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. We specialize in treating pregnant women and babies.
May 1, 2016