The Benefits of Chiropractic Care Throughout Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is such a special time in life, full of joy and happiness. But it can also be an uncomfortable or even painful experience for some women. Carrying a child is miraculous, but it also brings about many changes within the body, and these changes often lead to many women seeing an increase of pain and discomfort. Added weight from carrying a child can significantly impact the back, women can experience leg discomfort, and digestive issues are common among pregnant women as well. Thankfully, Metairie chiropractor Dr. Jeff Vitenas can help. Most pregnant women who seek out chiropractic care are hopinh to alleviate back pain. Not only can chiropractic reduce back pain, but many pregnant women are also thrilled to find that it offers many additional benefits during pregnancy and beyond.

What Can Chiropractic Help with During Pregnancy?

Pregnant women are no strangers to back pain, morning sickness and nausea, frequent headaches, hip discomfort, heartburn, and more. But did you know that regular visits to a Metairie chiropractor can reduce or even completely resolve these problems? Relying on medication to ease aches, pains, or ailments during pregnancy may only offer short-term relief, and most doctors will advise that pregnant women stay away from medication in order to ensure the baby is as safe as possible. Chiropractic care is a safe and natural method that can give long-term relief from common pregnancy ailments. Chiropractic care seeks to treat the root cause of your discomfort by removing spinal misalignments that cause lower back pain, hip pain, or other health issues while pregnant. Proper spinal alignment ensures that the central nervous system is able to properly communicate with the rest of the body without nerve interference cause by misalignments. Relying on Dr. Jeff Vitenas of Enlightened Chiropractic to adjust the spine and remove misalignments will not only decrease pain, but also lead to a healthier and happier pregnancy.

Can Chiropractic Lead to an Easier Labor and Delivery?

Most pregnant women will attest to the fact that they would jump through hoops to ensure an easier labor and delivery. For these women, it can be exciting to learn that one benefit of regular chiropractic care is a shorter labor and easier delivery. Chiropractic care helps pregnant women have an easier labor where the baby is in optimal position and the woman’s body does the work naturally to birth the baby. Chiropractic care, also reduces the likelihood of birth interventions, like C-sections, epidurals, forceps and vacuum deliveries, and more. Seeking care from Dr. Jeff Vitenas during pregnancy will allow for more space in the pelvis, leading the baby to move into proper birthing position, and allowing for an easier transition into the birth canal. To experience all the benefits associated with chiropractic care during pregnancy, reach out to the trusted experts at Enlightened Chiropractic.

What Else Can Chiropractic Do?

While reducing common pregnancy ailments and increasing odds of an easier labor and delivery might be motivation enough for most pregnant women, chiropractic are also promotes lifelong health in order to prevent future problems. Caring for your health and your baby’s health is a big undertaking. Thankfully, Metairie chiropractor Dr. Vitenas wants to help. Chiropractic focuses not only on making your pregnancy and delivery more comfortable, but also on improving overall health and wellness. If you want to feel your best before, during, and after pregnancy, contact Dr. Jeff Vitenas of Enlightened Chiropractic today and find out more about the benefits of chiropractic care.


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