Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
More pregnant mothers are turning to chiropractic treatments during their pregnancy.
Why Do Pregnant Women Need Chiropractic Care?
When a woman becomes pregnant, her body undergoes a variety of physiological and endocrine changes as the baby inside her womb starts to develop. Due to these changes, the pregnant mother could suffer from cases of misalignment in her joint or spine that results in either one or a combination of the following:
• More prominent curve on her back,
• Enlargement of the abdomen,
• Pelvic changes,
• Changes in posture.
Due to these changes, some women experience chronic lower back pains throughout their pregnancy. Fr others this might mean having difficulty attaining proper balance and alignment. Hence, chiropractic care will help correct them and enable you to develop a better posture that puts less pressure on your body.
All trained chiropractors have been briefed about using the procedures on pregnant women, hence it is generally safe and gentle.
There are also chiropractors who specialize in chiropractic treatment for pre-natal and peri-natal care for women. Therefore, additional training is required in order to ensure the safety of both baby and mother. Doctors who undergo chiropractic care on pregnant women adjust the intensity of their treatment procedures according to how far into their pregnancy stage the woman is. In some cases, chiropractors suggest stretching and exercise routines the expectant mother.