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Pregnancy

Prenatal Chiropractic Care

Women carrying a baby endure demands on their bodies that are uncomfortable and sometimes painful. Due to the delicacy of pregnancy, women can't always pop a pain pill or ibuprofen when their lower back hurts. What's a future mom to do? That's where Maryland Farms Chiropractic in Brentwood, TN enters the picture.

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Is it Safe to Seek Prenatal Chiropractic Care?

There is nothing that indicates it is not safe to visit a chiropractor while pregnant. Our chiropractor is trained to treat women who are pregnant and has tables that can adjust to accommodate a pregnant woman's body. It is routine for many chiropractors to help couples who are trying to conceive and those who are pregnant.

There are some chiropractors who take a particular interest in this field and obtain additional training. There are many certification programs that chiropractic doctors may participate in including DAACP, CACCP, and Member of ICPA, which indicates a special interest in this field.

Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Pregnant Women

Pregnancy involves three areas of the body: the abdomen, pelvis, and spine. Remember that weight is sitting on all three, and they can be knocked out of alignment. Pain can result. Additionally, the baby can't get positioned properly for optimal growth or birth.

A chiropractor will keep the pelvic area aligned for the optimal development of the baby as well as its trip down the birth canal. She will keep the spine aligned to prevent pain as the baby grows alongside it. If the baby is not in the correct position, it can make it more difficult to have a natural birth without complications. Adjustments to the three areas give moms-to-be a healthy pregnancy and prevent possible C-sections.

Chiropractors are well versed in the Webster Technique. This technique allows adjustments to the mother to provide optimal positioning for the child. If the mom didn't have this adjustment, the baby could be a breech presentation not to mention failing to grow properly.

Chiropractic Care For Pregnant Women in Brentwood

Pregnancy is delicate for dozens of reasons, but it can be healthy and produce great results if mom sees a chiropractic professional. Call Maryland Farms Chiropractic in Brentwood today at (615) 309-8279. We will be happy to tell you more and answer any questions you may have about chiropractic care for pregnant women.