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Many women have concerns about chiropractic care
and their pregnancy. Fortunately, chiropractic care
is completely safe during pregnancy and can help to
reduce some of the negative elements associated with
pregnancy including nausea.
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Pregnancy can take a toll on the
body; often in the form of back
pain joint pain especially as a
pregnancy progresses. Many women,
particularly those who have seen a
chiropractor in the past, are quick
to turn to chiropractic care as a
solution to the aches and pains
pregnancy is causing. On the other
hand, many women can’t help but
wonder if an adjustment is safe
for mom and baby. Fortunately,
learning about chiropractic care
and your pregnancy can help ease
the concerns and pains of expectant
mothers.
Are Chiropractors Trained
to Treatment Pregnant
Women?
All chiropractors have been
trained to work with pregnant
women. Chiropractic care is safe
for pregnant women. There are
chiropractors that specialize in
the treatment of pregnant women.
These chiropractors will have special
designations indicating that they
have advanced training in pregnancy
(CACCP, DACCP or Webster
Certified). Chiropractors who
specialize in pregnancy care may use
a special table. All chiropractors will
use techniques that avoid placing
unnecessary pressure on a woman’s
stomach.
The Benefits of
Chiropractic Care and Your
Pregnancy.
There are numerous benefits of
receiving chiropractic care during
your pregnancy; they can include:
• Better controlling nausea
and morning sickness that
are so frequently associated
with pregnancy. For women
struggling with morning sickness,
regular chiropractic care during
pregnancy can help reduce nausea,
allowing you to more easily go
about your day to day tasks.
• Relieving joint, back and neck
pain. Chiropractic care during
pregnancy can allow you to say
goodbye to aches and pains
making for a much easier
pregnancy.
• Improving overall wellness during
pregnancy; this can make for a
safer, healthier pregnancy.
• Chiropractic care can reduce the
amount of time a woman spends
in labor and delivery. Regular
visits with a chiropractor during
your pregnancy can help reduce
the about of time you spend in
labor and delivering your baby;
making for a much smoother
hospital stay.
• Chiropractic care can help prevent
the need for a caesarean section.
In some cases, chiropractors can
be used to help reposition breech
babies (Babies holding bottom-
down position instead of head-
down position)
While the range of services a
chiropractor varies from person to
person, it has a lot of advantages. Get
in touch with your local hospitals
in the UAE if you have questions or
concerns about chiropractic care and
your pregnancy. Chiropractic care
during pregnancy has the potential
to make your pregnancy much less
difficult.
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