Chiropractic care during pregnancy helps improve stiff joints, sore backs and hips, and overall decreased range of motion. A recent study showed that chiropractic care during pregnancy may reduce labor times by 24% for first time pregnancies and 39% for each pregnancy after that.
Think about utilizing chiropractic care postpartum as well - breastfeeding (not to mention getting used to carrying a baby constantly) puts new strains on mom's and dad's bodies and chiropractic can help make parenting less painful.
Here at Flex Care Chiropractic, we've worked with many pregnant women throughout their entire pregnancies and received very positive feedback - and heard some awesome labor stories!
Babies and Chiropractic
Birth is one of the most traumatic processes we go through in life. Just think about how much pressure is applied for a long period of time to baby's head and neck!
If forceps are used or a C-section is performed, these can affect the baby's neck negatively, specifically the very top vertebrae.
We recommend having your baby adjusted as soon after birth as possible.
Chiropractic care can also help with other infant and child issues, including: