Chiropractic Benefits in the mother
Chiropractic care reduces the interference in the mother's nervous system, allowing the communication from the brain throughout the rest of the body to be improved. The nervous system is vital, especially during pregnancy, because this system controls and coordinates every aspect of the body, including information necessary for the growing baby. Chiropractic care, specifically Webster Technique, prepares the pelvis for an easier pregnancy and birth by creating a state of balance in the pelvis, including muscles and ligaments. This technique also removes tension and torsion of the ligaments that directly support the uterus. By improving maternal function, there is a decrease in medical intervention.
While the mom feels the direct benefit from chiropractic care, the developing baby is also receiving life changing care. The reduction in nerve interference in the mother's nervous system, allows for better baby development. As the baby continuously grows, continuous chiropractic care allows for decrease restriction inside mother's belly. Therefore, there is a greater amount of space for the forming cranium, spine and other skeletal structures. This sets up the baby for the best possible position for birth, ultimately decreasing future birth trauma caused by intervention.