Routine chiropractic care during your pregnancy can make the entire experience more comfortable. Not only will routine exams and adjustments by your chiropractor help with the aches and pains of carrying a child, but proper alignment of your pelvis during labor can contribute to a smooth delivery of your child. Dr. Sabrina King is an experienced prenatal chiropractor in Virginia Beach and has helped many mothers through this physically trying time. As a chiropractor and a mother, Dr. King understands what you are going through and is ready to help.
Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
One of the main benefits of chiropractic care for expecting mothers is that the proper spinal and neck alignment during pregnancy allows for optimal communication between your nervous system and your uterus which can help with the growth and overall development of your child. For those looking for a natural childbirth, chiropractic care should be a part of your health plan. for a fulfilling and rewarding pregnancy that reduces the risks associated with advanced interventions.
While there have been no documented risks stemming from receiving chiropractic care during pregnancy, there are benefits that have been shown. These include:
- Reduction of labor time
- Alleviation of Back Pain
- Alleviation of Headaches
- Alleviation of Nausea
- Ease of labor
- Reduction in c-sections
- Reduction in use of epidurals
- Reduction in the need for inducing labor
What is Involved in Prenatal Chiropractic Care
During your routine chiropractor visits you will receive adjustment and manipulations that are designed to maintain proper balance of your pelvis. Your prenatal chiropractor is invaluable as she will treat not the symptoms of your aches and pains but the cause, which is spinal misalignment. This can help your labor go more smoothly and offer natural pain relief during labor.
You will start with a consultation to discuss your pregnancy, health history and any issues you are currently experiencing. Your chiropractor will give you a full and detailed examination searching for anomalies and sensitive areas. Because of the fetus, there will be no x-rays. Your chiropractor will provide you with recommendations focused on your chiropractic care while pregnant as well as recommend supplements, stretching and exercise regimens and your diet. Massage Therapy may also be incorporated into your prenatal care plan.
Call Your Virginia Beach Prenatal Chiropractor Today!
You don’t have to accept that pain is just a part of your pregnancy. In the hands of an experienced prenatal chiropractor, your pregnancy and labor can be enjoyable rather than filled with pain and discomfort. Give us a call today for a free consultation. Our friendly staff is ready to take your call at (757) 340-2817.