Is Chiropractic Safe for Pregnant Women?

Is Chiropractic Safe for Pregnant Women?

Many pregnant women experience pains in their lower backs/hips. Around 50% of pregnant women will experience back pain before they deliver. Here at the Bedford Chiropractic Clinic, we have over 20 years experience, safely & effectively treating pregnant women, particularly due to it’s non-invasive & drug-free nature. We use specialised equipment such as tables/cushions to accommodate your stomach & safe & gentle techniques as part of your treatment. Call us at 01234 353937 for more info or to book!

Many hormonal & physical changes will be experienced during pregnancy. Some of which may impact your posture & comfort. As your baby become heavier/bigger, your centre of gravity changes & so does your posture negatively. This may lead to a misaligned spine, pelvis & joints.

A misaligned spine can reduce the amount of room available for a developing baby, with this restriction known as Intrauterine Constraint. It may also make it difficult for the baby to get into the best position for delivery. In turn, the outcome of a natural birth, with breech & posterior positions interfering with labour & may lead to C-sections.

An aligned spine also means an aligned central nervous system, ensuring the body is communicating effectively to perform at it’s optimal level, alongside increasing your immune system. Chiropractic has also proven to be a great form of pain relief during pregnancy, via posture corrections & muscle tension releases promoting pain relief in your feet, ankles, knees, hips & back. Studies have also found that chiropractic can reduce your labour time.

Please keep in mind that pregnant women should not visit a chiropractor is she is experiencing: vaginal bleeding, ruptured amniotic membranes, cramping, sudden onset of pelvic pain, premature labour, placenta previa, placenta abruption, ectopic pregnancy & moderate to severe toxemia.

Consult with your GP/Doctor first to ensure that your suitable for chiropractic treatment, then call us at 01234 353937 to book a consultation with us. Your consultation will include posture scans, a thorough body examination, a report of findings & a proposal of a treatment plan ALL for ONLY £67! AND you’ll also receive a FREE treatment! Call 01234 353937 TODAY to save £49 & get enjoying pregnancy with your special cargo.

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