There are lots of questions and myths surrounding chiropractic care during pregnancy. This article will answer those questions and dispel the myths. There is a lot you should know, and the proof may surprise you. Read on…
Some Misconceptions About Your Health Care While Pregnant
The first thing most people wonder about is whether chiropractic is safe during pregnancy. The answer is unequivocally YES! Here are the facts:
It is not painful to receive an adjustment while pregnant.
You will not be placed in awkward or uncomfortable positions.
There’s no danger or pressure placed on the fetus.
The Benefits Of Chiropractic Care While You Are Pregnant
Relief of pain in neck and back. Every woman experiences lower back pain as her baby grows inside her. Regular adjustments will take the pressure off those nerves and allows you to improve your posture and prevent chronic pain.
Relief of morning sickness. Regular spinal adjustments greatly impact the central nervous system, which will help tremendously with nausea. Shorter, easier times in labor and delivery. Many mothers experience a spinal curve during pregnancy due to the weight of carrying the baby. Regular adjustments can prevent damage caused by the spine not being aligned properly.
Finding The Right Chiropractor
Every good chiropractor has been trained to work with women who are pregnant. Start your search early in your pregnancy and don’t just pick the first one you find. Call ahead and ask if the chiropractor has extensive experience in adjusting expecting mothers. They should also have special tables for pregnant women that allow a comfortable experience for you and your growing belly.
Regular visits to your chiropractor is extremely beneficial for both baby and mom and should be a regular part of your prenatal care. It’s undeniable that the musculoskeletal system, spine and central nervous system are all impacted in a wonderful way. Pain that comes from hormones released by the stress of pregnancy can be significantly lowered.
All chiropractic care is beneficial to the body and should be a part of your life, but if you are an expecting mother, you stand to gain tremendous benefits. It keeps the pelvic bones opened up and allows for easier passage when the baby is born.
Call us today at Carolina Wellness and let us get you on the path to an easier, healthier pregnancy!
Carolina Wellness & Rehab
1211 48th Ave N Myrtle Beach, SC 29577