Prenatal Chiropractic at CORE Health Centers
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Why Prenatal Chiropractic is important
Not only do prenatal chiropractic adjustments help prevent prenatal subluxations. They also provide relief from pregnancy related discomforts. Regular prenatal care can increase mom’s energy levels, help her to better relax and sleep, and improve overall prenatal health and wellness.
The Health Benefits of a Pregnancy Chiropractor
Chiropractic care has been linked to an array of prenatal and postnatal health benefits for both mom and baby. Research indicates that prenatal chiropractic can improve fetal position prior to delivery, reduce labor and delivery time, decrease the mother’s pain during labor and delivery, increase her comfort level before, during, and after labor as well as reduce the need for medical interventions such as epidurals or forceps deliveries. Consequently postpartum chiropractic can help with breastfeeding issues like latching or supply problems. It can also restore balance in the body post-pregnancy, and help mom recover more quickly from childbirth. While reducing the risk of postpartum depression, promoting relaxation, and improve overall physical and mental well-being.
- Women receiving spinal adjustive care showed a decrease in labor duration.
- One study highlighting women experiencing their first pregnancy determined that women receiving spinal adjustments averaged 11 fewer hours of labor time while another study exhibited 5.5 fewer hours of labor time.
- Women under spinal adjustive care averaged over 5 fewer hours of labor time in their second and subsequent pregnancies.
- The study also indicated a viscero-somatic feedback occurred that affected uterine contractions, indicating that spinal adjustments could help jumpstart the labor process and reduce the necessity of drugs.
Finding a Pregnancy Chiropractor
Chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to ensure that the foundation for health and wellness for both mom and baby are in place. Planning on becoming pregnant soon? It’s important to find a prenatal chiropractor who can provide regular prenatal care and support you along the path of parenthood.
What does the research say?
In summary prenatal chiropractic care is a safe and natural way to support prenatal health, reduce the risks associated with delivery, and help ensure the best possible prenatal experience for both mom and baby. Research has determined that women receiving spinal adjustments during pregnancy experienced multiple positive results such as reduced labor duration, decreased likelihood of having a preterm baby, decreased use of forceps during delivery, etc. It’s important to find an experienced prenatal chiropractor who can provide regular prenatal care and support you along the path of parenthood. Chiropractic care helps women of all ages experience healthier pregnancy, labor, and delivery.
CORE Health Centers offers complete Chiropractic and Wellness programs designed to provide non-narcotic, non-surgical solutions for pain relief and rehabilitation. If your daily life is being affected by back pain, neck pain, whiplash, or headaches, the CORE Health Centers team can help relieve your symptoms and help get you on the road to a pain-free life.