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Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Posted by Dr. Serge Lanoue on 20 March 2023
Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is often a time of great physical and emotional changes, and chiropractic care may provide support and relief for many of the common symptoms experienced during this special time. Among other things, visits with our chiropractic team may help relieve discomfort and improve overall health for expectant mothers; these treatments are considered one of the best, holistic, treatments available.

Chiropractic Focus in the First Trimester

The first trimester is a crucial time for both the mother and the developing baby, and the mother's body must be functioning at its best to ensure the health and well-being of both. Chiropractic treatment may help reduce symptoms such as headaches, back pain, and nausea, and improve overall physical function. By correcting any misalignments in the spine, this form of treatment may help to reduce the stress on the body and promote overall wellness.

Care During the Second Trimester

Within the second trimester, we may expect rapid growth for the baby, and the mother's body needs to be able to accommodate this development. Our chiropractic team will emphasize helping the mother maintain good posture and proper alignment, which may aid in reducing the risk of back pain, sciatica, and other musculoskeletal issues. Chiropractic care may also help to alleviate pressure on the pelvis, which is important for proper fetal positioning and smooth delivery.

Physical Demands of the Third Trimester

The third trimester brings even greater physical demands on the mother's body, as the baby continues to grow and the mother's uterus expands to accommodate this. We may help alleviate the stress and discomfort caused by these changes, and may also help prepare the mother's body for delivery. Proper alignment of the pelvis is crucial, as this will often improve the mother's ability to give birth naturally, and may help reduce the risk of interventions such as C-section and the use of forceps.

It is important to note that with our team of chiropractic practitioners, safe and gentle treatment is our top priority, especially during this special time. Many chiropractors have special training in treating pregnant women and are experienced in adapting their techniques to the needs of expectant mothers. In addition, chiropractic adjustments are a non-invasive form of treatment, which means that there are no drugs or surgery involved, making it an ideal choice for expecting mothers who want to avoid medical interventions.

Additional Benefits for Expectant Mothers

Chiropractic treatment may also provide emotional and psychological benefits for expectant mothers. The physical and emotional stresses of pregnancy can take a toll on the mother, and chiropractic adjustments may help to alleviate these symptoms and promote overall well-being. A relaxed and stress-free mother is more likely to have a healthy pregnancy and delivery, and to enjoy the experience of becoming a mother overall.

Visits to a chiropractor during pregnancy are a safe, effective, and holistic form of treatment that may help relieve discomfort and improve overall health for expecting mothers, and their newborns. By correcting misalignments in the spine and promoting proper alignment of the pelvis, chiropractic care may help prepare the mother's body for delivery and reduce the risk of interventions. Whether you are in the first trimester, the second trimester, or the third trimester, chiropractic treatment may provide support and relief during this special time in your life.


Are you an expectant mother looking for pain relief, or to ensure that your delivery is as smooth as possible? Give us a call and schedule an appointment with us today! We’ll take great care of you and your upcoming newborn.

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Dr. Serge LanoueAuthor:Dr. Serge Lanoue
About: Since 1990, Mississauga chiropractor Dr. Serge Lanoue has been helping patients feel better through time-tested chiropractic techniques. Dr. Lanoue and his team have worked with patients on a number of physical issues from back pain to rheumatoid arthritis to tennis elbow to migraines. Our patients are looking to live healthier lifestyles without relying so much on prescriptions or surgeries to heal injuries. Chiropractic therapy is a more natural treatment option.
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