To better understand how important chiropractic care are during pregnancy then you will need to understand what chiropractic care is. This is the process of adjusting or realigning your spinal cord and the muscle and stuff that normally surround it to be able to lessen pain and promote health throughout your body.
So what does Chiropractic care do during pregnancy?
During the period of pregnancy your body normally produces some hormones that are to relax your ligaments, without these, and then your baby’s head would never be able to fit through your pelvis. However, those hormones, when combined with your swollen belly, can be able to leave you to lose-limbed, or unusually clumsy, this is due to the rapidly lowering center of gravity, all of this can cause a great deal to your spine.
With chiropractic care, you can be able to undo a lot of the damage to be able to get your body into and especially the lower part into proper alignment for an easier labor. Some of the chiropractors also claim that chiropractic adjustments can reduce the chances of getting a miscarriage and even morning sickness, and even lower the risk of pre-term delivery.
The chiropractors ability to realign and in many of the cases relax the ligaments and the muscles in your pelvis have led to what is now known as the Webster’s technique; this is a specific method that helps breech babies to turn themselves naturally.
What you will need to know about chiropractic care during pregnancy
When choosing a chiropractor, ensure that they are well trained to work with pregnant women. You should ensure that you are placed on a special table that has been made to keep the pressure on your belly during the treatments, and you should make sure that your chiropractor avoids making you lie flat on your back; this is especially important during your last trimester.
So why should I have a chiropractor during pregnancy?
During pregnancy, there are several physiological and endocrinological changes that occur in preparation for the creating environment for the developing child.
The following are changes that can result in a misaligned spine or joint:
- Protruding abdomen and increased back curve
- Pelvic changes
- Postural adaptations
Another reason that you might need to establish chiropractic care during pregnancy is to establish pelvic balance and alignment. When the pelvis is misaligned it may reduce the amount of room that is available for the developing baby, this kind of restriction is usually known as the intrauterine constraint.
A misaligned pelvis may also make it quite difficult for the baby to get into the best possible position for delivery. This, in turn, can affect the mother ability to have a natural, noninvasive birth. The Breech and posterior positions can also interfere with the natural ease of labor and lead to interventions such as C-section.
So what are the benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy?
Chiropractic care during pregnancy can be able to provide benefits for women who are expectant. The potential benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy include:
- Maintaining a healthier pregnancy
- Controlling nausea symptoms
- Relieving back, neck or joint pain
- Preventing potential cesarean delivery
Therefore, in case you need chiropractic care during pregnancy our chiropractors Dr. Mehran Shei and Dr. Parvin Alemi are here to help. Contact us and learn more about the benefits of chiropractic care for auto accident injuries.