A woman’s body must go through major changes to accommodate the growing baby. Between hormones resulting in your ligaments relaxing, as well as rib and pelvic expansion the miracle of life most certainty takes a toll on the spine! All those hormonal and structural changes can lead to spinal and pelvic misalignment and the consequent lower back pain many women experience during pregnancy

Now that your body systems and organs are providing for two people it is even more important to keep your spine aligned and your nervous system functioning at 100%. Proper stimulation and function of the nervous system is vital in supporting the needs of both mother and baby throughout the pregnancy, and women who are under regular chiropractic care during their pregnancies have reported an overall improvement in sleep, mood, and physical activity, as well as reduced labor and delivery time.

A great resource for expectant mothers and those curious about chiropractic care during pregnancy can be found at http://www.ICPA4Kids.org