Pre Natal Chiropractic Care
How can prenatal chiropractic care help?
Congratulations on reaching this exciting point in your life. Both pregnancy and birth are natural and wonderful processes, however it is normal that your body will be under new and different stresses during the course of your pregnancy, birth and beyond. With not only your own health and wellbeing to think about pregnant woman are often reluctant to take any over the counter pain relief or medication, they often turn to chiropractic care to help alleviate pains associated with pregnancy.
What does prenatal chiropractic care involve?
We treat lots of pregnant mums to be at Harborne Chiropractic Sian and Fatema two of our chiropractors having a special interest, completing additional post graduate training. Chiropractic care in pregnancy is a safe and gentle way to promote comfort, minimise pain and support the natural birthing process. It can play an important role as mother and baby develop together by ensuring that the mothers spine and nervous system can work to it’s very best. Treatment involves specific techniques to encourage realignment of your spine and pelvis. Not only will this reduce pain but will also increase the space the baby has to move around in, encouraging your baby to settle into the best possible in-utero position.
Common preganancy related conditions that chiropractic can help:
Pregnant mums have found Chiropractic care during pregnancy can help:
• Neck, mid and low back pain
• Pelvic pain
• Leg pain and pins and needles
• Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction
• Relief of any inter-uterine constraints allowing your baby into the ideal presentation for birth
• Heartburn and many other problems
Who can have prenatal chiropractic care:
Expectant mums can have chiropractic care at all stages of pregnancy. Whether you are experiencing pain before you are even showing, or when your bump is so big you cannot see your toes anymore or even if you are just looking to make sure your body is functioning to its best chiropractic can help.
Post Natal Chiropractic Care
Treatment of post-partum mothers is important to assess any structural changes that may have occurred during labour, and/or delivery. The increase of hormones during pregnancy softens the ligaments of the body and can frequently lead to spinal misalignment. After childbirth, the hormonal system will gradually return to its pre-pregnant state over the space of a few weeks. During this period of time, the ligaments are still loose and the spine can easily be misaligned. Birth, lifting a baby in and out of a cot and even breast feeding can cause such misalignments and pain.
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