The Benefits of Visiting a Chiropractor During Your Pregnancy
Author: Atlas Total Health
When you are pregnant, your body undergoes a number of amazing changes. Some of those changes can leave you feeling tired, stressed, and uncomfortable. Having regular visits to our chiropractor is a wonderful natural way to manage the discomfort of pregnancy. That’s not the only benefit that it can have, though. Atlas Total Health Chiropractic offers chiropractic care to expecting mothers! Learn more about the benefits you can experience during your visit to our office.
There is no need to worry about medication.
One of the things expectant mothers have to be very careful about during their pregnancy is what medications they consume. Medications taken by mom can pass onto the baby through the bloodstream and placenta. Some medications can have a negative effect on the growth and development of the baby. Chiropractic care can help you avoid this; your chiropractor will focus on discovering the root cause of the issues you are experiencing instead of masking your symptoms with medication. That means you can find long-term relief without the use of potentially dangerous drugs.
You may have a more comfortable pregnancy.
As your body changes to accommodate your growing baby, it can place more stress and pressure on different areas of your body. That can lead to discomfort, particularly in the hips and back. A chiropractor who is experienced at working with pregnant women can help make adjustments to your body that can relieve the pressure and help you carry your changing body more comfortably. Of course, the less discomfort you feel, the happier your pregnancy. That means a happy baby and mom, too.
It can help your body prepare for labor and delivery.
Chiropractic adjustments can help your body prepare for the job of delivering your body. Regular adjustments during your pregnancy can help you keep your body in proper alignment for delivery. Moving the hips and back, it can open up your body so the baby has an easier journey out into the world. Adjustments can even help move the baby into the ideal birthing position, which is head down and facing your spine, which is easier on both of you during delivery.
If you would like to learn more about what our chiropractor can do to help you through your pregnancy in a gentle, natural, and medication-free way, contact our office today. You can call us at (866) 668-0108 or contact us through our website to make an appointment.