Chiropractic care is vital for the normal physiological function for both the baby and the mother during pregnancy and birth. If a subluxation is present during pregnancy, it will interrupt vital nerve flow within a mother’s body and to the developing baby. Chiropractic care during pregnancy is designed to eliminate subluxations, open nerve pathways, and decrease stress on the mother and baby.
The Webster technique is a specific chiropractic adjustment for pregnant mothers. This technique is used to relieve the causes of intrauterine restraint prior to the delivery. Other benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy are reduced labor time, reduced chance of a cesarean birth, less pain during labor, and to alleviate common discomforts. Having a chiropractic care plan during pregnancy significantly effects the pregnancy experience.