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Oh Baby, My Aching Back! Great tips on how to reduce back pain in Pregnancy

Initially most people don't see the connection between chiropractic care and pregnancy. However, more and more new parents are trusting the innate wisdom of the body. There are four stages in which having an optimally functioning nervous system and structural support help both mother and child: 1) Pre-conception 2) Pregnancy 3) Labour and Birth 4) Post Natal Most pregnant women generally agree on one point – that back pain is definitely a health concern at some point during their pregnancy. In fact, it is estimated that 50 – 80% of all pregnant women experience it in some form.  What can you do to alleviate it during pregnancy? Here are a few completely natural solutions to get started. 1. Exercise to strengthen the muscles in your neck, back and abdomen; try yoga or Pilates.  2. Rest as often as possible; use a body pregnancy pillow to help with additional support.  3. If you sit at a desk job, practice good posture and use a footstool.  4. Watch your weight gain – 25-35 pounds (10-15 kg) is considered fairly normal for a typical pregnancy.  5. Get regular chiropractic adjustments! Expecting a bundle of joy soon? Give us a call to book an appointment.

Initially most people don’t see the connection between chiropractic care and pregnancy. However, more and more new parents are trusting the innate wisdom of the body.
There are four stages in which having an optimally functioning nervous system and structural support help both mother and child:
1) Pre-conception
2) Pregnancy
3) Labour and Birth
4) Post Natal
Most pregnant women generally agree on one point – that back pain is definitely a health concern at some point during their pregnancy. In fact, it is estimated that 50 – 80% of all pregnant women experience it in some form.
What can you do to alleviate it during pregnancy? Here are a few completely natural solutions to get started.
1. Exercise to strengthen the muscles in your neck, back and abdomen; try yoga or Pilates.
2. Rest as often as possible; use a body pregnancy pillow to help with additional support.
3. If you sit at a desk job, practice good posture and use a footstool.
4. Watch your weight gain – 25-35 pounds (10-15 kg) is considered fairly normal for a typical pregnancy.
5. Get regular chiropractic adjustments! Expecting a bundle of joy soon? Give us a call to book an appointment.

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