Supporting Expecting Families Through a Healthy Birth

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With all of the advancements in medical science, it may come as a surprise to you to learn that Mother Nature may very well know best when it comes to supporting a successful delivery for expecting mothers.

After all, a woman’s body is designed to support and nourish a baby, the natural delivery process is relatively simple, and it’s been going on for hundreds of thousands of years!

So, what do you need to know as an expecting mother or member of an expecting family?


What Expecting Families Need to Know About NSAIDs and Medications

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While expecting mothers may have a glow about them, they’re unfortunately no less immune to body aches and pains than the rest of us. In fact, it’s estimated that over 85% of women will deal with back pain at some point during and likely after their pregnancy.

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in years of treating pregnant patients, it’s that finding relief without the use of over-the-counter and prescription medications is possible.

Here’s a quick overview of what your expecting family should know about medications and chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy.


Why Expecting Families May Want a Chiropractor on Their Wellness Team

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Did you know it’s been estimated that over 85% of women experience back pain during pregnancy? Does that high number surprise you?

Did you know that as an expecting mother enters her second and third trimester, her baby pulls her center of gravity forward which causes the curve of her low back to increase? Now that astonishing 85% number is probably making more sense.

We know that most expecting mothers will experience some level of increased stress on their low back that will often lead to increased stress and back pain.

What pain relief options are available for treating these pregnancy related pains?


Key Ways Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

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A woman’s body undergoes many transformations during and after the months of pregnancy.

Some of these changes are easily recognized, such as an expanding abdomen and episodes of morning sickness, while others less well known.

In fact, some common physiological changes can catch expecting mothers by surprise.


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