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Chiropractic Benefits During Pregnancy

April 5th, 2011 | By: Dr. Jennifer Wise
A properly aligned spine can help make pregnancy and delivery more comfortable. Here’s how to find proper chiropractic care.

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Chiropractic Benefits During Pregnancy

Even if you’ve never seen a chiropractor before, pregnancy may be a good time to start. Here’s why:

Chiropractic benefits during pregnancy

Many women seek chiropractic care to relieve neck or back pain that can result from weight gain and altered biomechanics during pregnancy. But even if you’re not in pain, you can benefit from visiting a chiropractor. Chiropractic care during pregnancy maintains, and can even improve, balance and alignment in your spine and pelvis. This can help your baby assume her optimal birthing position and reduce the risk of having a breech baby.

Regular chiropractic care can also provide a more comfortable pregnancy and delivery for both mother and baby. It stimulates the nervous system to enable proper functioning of your reproductive organs, thus supporting the needs of your baby throughout pregnancy and during delivery.