Chiropractic and Pregnancy go together like
peanut butter & jelly

During your pregnancy is arguably one of the most important times to be under regular chiropractic care!

NOT ONLY ARE YOU GETTING ADJUSTED FOR YOURSELF, BUT YOU'RE GETTING ADJUSTED FOR YOUR BABY!

During your pregnancy, your baby is dependent on the your health to develop properly. Your body goes through a whole array of changes, and its important to have somebody alongside you during this journey to help you adjust to those changes!

CHECK OUT JUST A FEW OF THE MANY AMAZING THINGS CHIROPRACTIC CAN DO FOR YOU AND YOUR BABY DURING PREGNANCY!

BENEFIT #1: As the weight distribution in your body changes as your baby grows, your posture will change, often putting excess stress on your spine. Having a good chiropractor in your corner will ensure that your body goes through these changes smoothly and properly.

BENEFIT #2: If your nervous system isn't in balance and functioning at its best, then this can inhibit proper development of your baby. At Chernichky Family Chiropractic, we will ensure that the function of your nervous system is favorable for growing a human being safely!

BENEFIT #3: Ever heard of or experienced round ligament pain? Yeah, it's not so fun. Round ligament tension comes from an imbalance in your pelvis, causing an uneven pull on the soft tissue supporting your pelvis and uterus- and this includes that round ligament. When a chiropractor keeps your pelvis in alignment throughout the pregnancy, they are able to prevent against any uneven pulling and therefore decreased or non-existent soft tissue tension!

BENEFIT #4: Jumping off of #3, it's pretty important to make sure that your...passageway...is a nice, friendly path for baby to be born, right? When your pelvis is out of alignment, you no longer have a friendly pathway! Pelvic alignment is crucial, and studies have proven that because chiropractic care addresses this, labors are often shorter and require less intervention.

BENEFIT #5: Oh no, baby is in breech position? Pelvic subluxation and soft tissue tightness can cause difficulty to sit happily in your belly the way he or she would otherwise want to. What happens when we address pelvic subluxation and soft tissue tightness allow for ample room to make a happy, head-down baby!

BENEFIT #6: We are confident that YOUR BODY IS DESIGNED TO DO THIS. Dr. Kimmie is not only trained and certified as a prenatal chiropractor, she is also trained as a doula. So you will always be empowered through emotional support and education, so you can have the best pregnancy and birth experience possible. 

HEAR IT FROM OUR PATIENTS

CONTINUE READING BELOW TO SEE SOME OF THE MOST COMMON REASONS PREGNANT MOMS COME TO SEE US, AS WELL AS PATIENT EXPERIENCES!

 
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LOW BACK, MID-BACK, AND NECK DISCOMFORT

As your baby grows, your body will change drastically. Without proper spinal alignment, this can create symptoms such as low back, mid-back, and neck discomfort as your baby and belly grow larger and heavier. But having a comfortable pregnancy CAN be a reality for you! Click below to learn more.

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SCIATICA

Sciatica, hip pain, and low back pain are all quite common during pregnancy…but they don’t have to be a part of your pregnancy story! Click below to hear more and to hear from some of our patients.

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ROUND LIGAMENT and hip DISCOMFORT

Your round ligament plays a key role in stabilizing your uterus as baby grows. Click below to learn how chiropractic can positively affect the round ligament, leading to many other health benefits for both you and baby!

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OVERALL WELLNESS | HEALTHY PREGNANCY | healthier birth outcome

You do not have to have symptoms to seek prenatal chiropractic care! Simply aiming for a healthy pregnancy is a great reason to seek out a Webster-certified prenatal chiropractor!
From shortened labor times to decreased need for medical interventions, research (and patient testimonials!) show that chiropractic helps to improve birth outcome. Click to hear Melissa’s story below and to learn more.

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Optimal Fetal position

Allowing the pelvis (and its associated muscles, ligaments, and tendons that support it) to be in proper position and create for proper function allows baby optimal room to be positioned properly and to grow appropriately.

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preconception care

Healthy babies come from healthy mommies. Whether you’re seeking chiropractic care because you’ve struggled with infertility and miscarriage, or simply because you want to start your pregnancy out on the right foot, keeping your nervous system functioning at 100% is one of the best ways to do that! Click below to learn more and to hear from some of our patients.