Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

by | Oct 28, 2022 | The Rubin Chiropractic Health Center Blog

Chiropractic care can bring you greater comfort in pregnancy while promoting the health of your baby. In this article, we’ll explore the most notable benefits of receiving chiropractic care from a prenatal chiropractor while you’re expecting. 

Offset Changes That Occur During Pregnancy

In pregnancy, the body experiences endocrinological and physiological changes. These changes can throw off the alignment of the spine and pelvis. Additionally, hormones that are released during pregnancy lead to loosened ligaments. 

These changes combined with the weight of the growing fetus can cause discomfort in your day-to-day life. A trained chiropractor can help offset these changes by promoting spinal and pelvic alignment. 

Support The Health of The Fetus

Chiropractic care can support the health of your fetus by preventing complications due to pelvic misalignment. Pelvic misalignment in pregnancy can lead to intrauterine constraint, which occurs when the fetus’s natural motions are restricted. This increases the risk of birth defects and complications. 

Additionally, the Webster chiropractic technique can help the fetus naturally move into the optimal birth condition. It helps balance the pelvis to give the fetus enough room to turn. This is ideal for babies presenting breech. 

Manage Morning Sickness

Nausea and vomiting are common symptoms of morning sickness in pregnant women. Chiropractic care can help you overcome these symptoms by improving spinal alignment and enhancing the function of your nervous system. This may improve or even alleviate your morning sickness. 

Prenatal Chiropractic Safety

Chiropractic care is safe for the mother and baby during pregnancy. It’s a drug-free, non-surgical method to resolve spinal and joint alignment during pregnancy. As a result, complications from chiropractic care are rare. Additionally, chiropractic care can reduce the need for pain medication during pregnancy and childbirth. 

At the Rubin Chiropractic Health Center, we offer trusted prenatal chiropractic care for healthier pregnancies. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!