Posts in Pregnancy
Chiropractic During Your Pregnancy

Throughout pregnancy, expecting mothers have numerous health matters to pay attention to. Not only do you need to ready your body for delivery, but you have to be sure your body is helping your growing baby develop properly. Focusing on diet, exercise, and your OB appointments is absolutely necessary, and remembering to visit your chiropractor is important, too! 

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Why Your Newborn Will Benefit From Chiropractic

There are many things for an expectant mother to think about and the birthing process is usually top of mind. However, most mothers focus on what they need to do to have the baby and prep for the baby. What most mothers don't realize is how traumatic the birthing process can be for the baby.

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Chiropractic care for a better pregnancy, labor and delivery

Many women begin to have discomfort as they enter the second and third trimesters of their pregnancy. Some may have never experienced these issues before while others may have exacerbated complaints stemming from previous issues. The fact is, as your body changes each week to  accommodate a growing fetus, there is a likelihood that you may experience some of the typical complaints that I see in my prenatal patients.

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The Webster Technique for Pregnant Mothers

For many women, pregnancy can be an uncomfortable experience. The physical and hormonal changes involved with pregnancy come with an alteration of the spinal and pelvic alignment. This alteration, or misalignment, is often very uncomfortable (and sometimes painful) for the pregnant mother.

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Chiropractic Care After Birth

The journey of labor and delivery can be challenging and beautiful all at once. The process by which the baby enters the birth canal from the uterus and exits the birth canal to be born can be stressful on the delicate spine of the baby, regardless of whether the birth is natural, assisted by forceps or vacuum, or even if the baby is born via cesarean section. The value of having a newborn's spine checked shortly after birth is immeasurable.

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Is Chiropractic Safe for Pregnant Women?

Chiropractic is extremely beneficial during pregnancy for a number of reasons. Markson Chiropractic works with expectant mothers to help them achieve proper spinal alignment, which allows the body to function and feel better.  A properly aligned spine and pelvis can allow for proper fetal positioning, which encourages less complications during the birth process.  Here’s why:

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