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Chiropractic During Pregnancy

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Chiropractic is concerned with the structural relationship between the spine, pelvis, and nervous system.  During pregnancy a woman’s body undergoes dramatic changes, both structurally, chemically (hormones), and emotionally.  Chiropractic can help make pregnancy more comfortable, more enjoyable, and prepare the body for an easier, safer birth.

The body experiences very rapid change during pregnancy (increased weight gain, change in posture, and hormones which relax stabilizing ligaments).  The changes are vital for growth and arrival of baby, but they can also interfere with other areas of life.  Common secondary conditions from this shift include aches and pain (low back, sciatica, pubic bone, tailbone, etc.), digestive disorders (reflux, heartburn, constipation, etc.), overall wellness (fatigue, sleep, emotional swings, etc.), and even disruptions of normal birth (baby’s position, onset or progression of birth).

Chiropractic care is a gentle, non-invasive approach to correcting and stabilizing the spine and pelvis.  Completely safe throughout pregnancy, chiropractic care helps the body work better and ultimately, improve quality of life and potentially birth outcomes.  We have hundreds of patients tell us chiropractic made their pregnancy more enjoyable and their birth shorter and easier.

After baby arrives, chiropractic is used to help the body recover and adapt to the new physical and emotional challenges of motherhood.  Most of our moms also get baby checked to determine if chiropractic can help with development and challenges like breastfeeding, digestion, comfort, sleep, and immune function.

Dr. Helia Fanjul has additional post graduate training in the care of pregnant women and children, and is also certified in the Webster technique.

The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association website is a great resource, filled with research and articles that further explain the important role chiropractic plays in prenatal care.

Call us for a complimentary consultation with Dr. Helia Fanjul to learn more about chiropractic during pregnancy.

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  • "I came into this office, almost a cripple.
    But with Dr. Helia's care over the last few months, I feel like I can twist, turn, and walk without much effort. Dr. Helia is truly a professional."
    Charles G.
  • "I have had some pretty severe injuries and broken many bones (including some in my spine) so I have received chiropractic care before- but nothing like this! No generic adjustments- Dr. Helya will adjust specific vertebrae depending on what I have going on at the time and what my goals/treatment concerns are. I also admire that she relies on X-rays, Thermography, and postural assessments to determine what is going on in the body. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking health, balance, alignment, and long-term results."
    Tiffany L.