As many mothers can attest, the muscle strains of pregnancy are very real and can become more than just a nuisance. The average weight gain of 25-35 pounds, combined with increased stress on your body by baby, can result is severe discomfort. During the pregnancy your body will release hormones to relax your ligaments. Without these, your babies head would never fit through your pelvis. But those hormones, along with your gorgeously swollen belly can leave you loose-limbed, swayed-back and unusually clumsy. All of this can put a significant amount of extra pressure on your spine.
Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
According to recent studies, Chiropractic care may result in easier pregnancy including increased comfort during the third trimester and delivery, and reduced need for pain medications. Other benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy include:
If you are interested in more information on the benefits of chiropractic during pregnancy, you can click here and visit the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association website.
Dr. Andy Johnson