Chiropractic and Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a beautiful thing. There is nothing quite like experiencing first-hand the miracle of life and the joy that comes from bringing another person into the world. However, pregnancy is not all sunshine and rainbows. If you’re like the majority of pregnant women, you’ve experienced some form of nausea, some severity of back pain, and a myriad of other less-than-pleasant symptoms as a result of being pregnant.
Thankfully, there is chiropractic. Chiropractic is an incredibly safe and effective way to make pregnancy more enjoyable, easier, and more pain-free. It can even improve the health of you and your baby after birth, along with making the entire birthing process easier and safer.
Is Chiropractic Safe During Pregnancy?
Every good mom is concerned with the safety of whatever she’s doing while she’s pregnant, and that includes visiting a chiropractor. Thankfully, chiropractic is incredibly safe during pregnancy and otherwise. The scientific adjustments are gentle and specific, and while you may experience some slight muscle soreness after an adjustment, no pain should come from chiropractic treatment. At Vitality Precision Chiropractic, we simply adjust the vertebrae to encourage optimal function of your entire body, so your baby will only receive life-giving benefits from your chiropractic care.
The Most Significant Benefits of Chiropractic During Pregnancy
You will receive all of the standard benefits of chiropractic, such as less discomfort, better organ function, improved overall health, and more. But when you’re pregnant, you get to experience additional benefits that are absolute game-changers.
Less severe and less frequent nausea, reduced or no back and hip pain, more sound and comfortable sleep, reduced likelihood of headaches, fewer problems with digestion and constipation, and reduction of leg cramps and foot swelling are just a handful of the amazing things you’ll experience when you receive chiropractic care during pregnancy.
In addition to feeling like a million bucks rather than a beached whale, you will get other benefits for your baby and yourself when it comes to labor, delivery, and postpartum healing. Chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy help your baby get into a better position for the birthing process and have shown to significantly reduce the number of hours that a woman is in labor. Additionally, having your spine in alignment will prepare your body for birthing without unnecessary interventions or complications, leading to a more peaceful and pleasant birthing experience for you.
Receiving chiropractic care during and immediately following pregnancy will also help your body to heal and recover from birth faster, and it will give you a perfect segue into having your baby adjusted from birth to set him or her up for optimal health right from the beginning.
If you’re pregnant, thinking about getting pregnant, or just want to know more about chiropractic care during pregnancy, give us a call today!