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Chiropractors offer services to support the health and well-being of both mothers and their infants. Here are some ways chiropractic care may be applied to mothers and babies:

Chiropractic Care for Mothers:
Pregnancy Comfort: Chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy aim to relieve discomfort associated with the changing body and growing belly. Adjustments may focus on pelvic alignment to potentially improve the baby’s position and ease the birthing process.
Pain Relief: Pregnant women may experience back pain, pelvic pain, and other musculoskeletal issues due to hormonal changes and the added weight of the baby. Chiropractic care might offer relief through gentle adjustments and exercises.
Optimal Nervous System Function: Chiropractors often emphasize the importance of a properly aligned spine for optimal nervous system function. They believe that maintaining proper spinal alignment can promote better communication between the brain and body systems.

Chiropractic Care for Babies:
Colic and Digestive Issues: Some parents seek chiropractic care for their infants to address issues like colic, reflux, and digestive problems. Chiropractors may use gentle techniques to alleviate tension and pressure in the baby’s spine.
Sleep and Fussiness: Parents may bring their babies to chiropractors if they’re experiencing sleep difficulties or excessive fussiness. Chiropractic adjustments are believed by some practitioners to help babies feel more comfortable and relaxed.
Traumatic Birth Experiences: Babies who experienced a difficult or traumatic birth may be evaluated by chiropractors for any potential misalignments or discomfort caused during the birthing process.
Chiropractors who work with pregnant women and infants typically use gentle and safe techniques to ensure the safety and comfort of their patients.

Regular chiropractic adjustments and a newborn wellness exam can help with everything from milk production to “latching on,” to the overall health of both mom and baby.