Posted tagged ‘prenatal’

Pregnancy: A Topic Close to Home

November 25, 2008

Spinal Column Radio Chiropractic and Pregnancy Podcast[originally published in KCN, November 1997]

PregnancyWe’re at the “Any-Day-Now” stage.  My wife Keri and I are anxiously awaiting the birth of our first child.  We are excited and feel good knowing we have done everything within our power to prepare for a healthy baby:  eating good foods, exercising, getting regular chiropractic adjustments, attending our Bradley child birth classes, and avoiding alcohol, second-hand smoke, and  medications.

Unfortunately for many expectant mothers, the joy of impending birth is diminished by pain and discomfort.  And because the traditional medical remedies of pain relieving drugs are not advised , their 40 week term becomes more like a sentence rather than a time to cherish and enjoy.

Whoa!  Wait!  Back up a paragraph…regular chiropractic adjustments?  How can they help?

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