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Chiropractic Care for Pregnancy

pregnant mom with low back support on bedPregnancy is a wonderful and exciting time in your life, but it can also bring some challenges and discomforts. As your body goes through many hormonal and physical changes, you may experience back pain, pelvic pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, or other joint problems. These can affect your posture, mobility, and well-being, as well as your baby’s development and birth.

At Radiant Life Chiropractic, “The Posture Doc”, we understand the importance of a healthy and comfortable pregnancy. That’s why we specialize in chiropractic care for pregnant women, using the Webster Technique, which is a gentle and safe technique that can help you cope with the common issues of pregnancy and prepare you for a smooth and natural delivery.

Our chiropractic care is based on the four Ps of labor: power, passage, passenger, and psyche. These are the four factors that influence the progress and outcome of labor and delivery. Let’s take a look at each one and how chiropractic care can help:

  • Power refers to the uterine contractions and maternal pushing efforts that move the baby through the birth canal. Chiropractic care can help optimize the power of labor by ensuring proper alignment and function of the spine and pelvis, which can enhance the nervous system control of the uterus and other muscles involved in labor. Chiropractic care can also help reduce pain and stress, which can interfere with the natural rhythm and intensity of contractions.
  • Passage refers to the maternal pelvis and soft tissues that the baby passes through during labor and delivery. Chiropractic care can help improve the passage of labor by correcting any misalignments or restrictions of the pelvic joints and ligaments, which can affect the shape and size of the pelvic outlet. Chiropractic care can also help relax and balance the pelvic floor muscles, which can facilitate the descent and rotation of the baby.
  • Passenger refers to the fetus and placenta, which are the main factors that determine the position and presentation of the baby in the uterus and pelvis. Chiropractic care can help optimize the passenger of labor by creating more space and freedom for the baby to move and align itself in the optimal position for birth. Chiropractic care can also help prevent or correct any intrauterine constraint, which is when the baby’s movements are restricted by the uterus, placenta, or umbilical cord.
  • Psyche refers to the psychological and emotional state of the mother during labor and delivery. Chiropractic care can help enhance the psyche of labor by promoting a positive and confident attitude, reducing anxiety and fear, and increasing comfort and relaxation. Chiropractic care can also help support the natural production of hormones, such as oxytocin and endorphins, that facilitate labor and bonding.

By addressing these four Ps of labor, chiropractic care can help you achieve a healthy and happy pregnancy and birth. Chiropractic care can also benefit your baby, by improving the blood flow and oxygen supply to the placenta, reducing the risk of birth trauma or injury, and enhancing the baby’s neurological development and immune system.

If you are interested in chiropractic care for pregnancy or have any questions, please contact us today to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you and your baby live a radiant life!



Chiropractic Care for Pregnancy in Green Bay, WI | (920) 455-0020