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Chiropractic care

Pregnancy Care Chiropractic

Pregnancy Chiropractic care is specialist in nature. During pregnancy, your body goes through many physical and hormonal changes to create a safe and healthy environment for your baby. Commonly, women can have pain and discomfort, especially around the spine and pelvis.

When welcoming your newborn into the world, feeling relaxed and comfortable is essential to enjoying this special time. Thankfully, with Dr Samantha’s support at ELIA Chiropractic, you can be cared for regardless of your pregnancy stage.

Chiropractic care during pregnancy can play an important role in assisting through the pregnancy stage and after giving birth. Dr Samantha is well equipped with the skills to aid women in adapting to the physical, hormonal and emotional changes that happen through the stages of pregnancy. Some of these changes include:

  • Back & Neck Pain
  • Sacroiliac and pelvic instability
  • Headaches
  • Groin and pelvic pain
  • General muscle tension & discomfort
  • Sciatica
  • Reduced heartburn and nausea
  • Birth/Labour Preparation
  • Overall health and well-being of the mother and baby, both pre and post-natal

What role does Chiropractic care to play in pregnancy?
Pregnancy Chiropractic Care has also been proven to help relax the pelvic floor muscles. This can reduce the use of intervention during labour and assist deliveries to require vacuum, forceps or C-Section.

Pregnancy is an exciting and anxious time for mothers and families. Dr Samantha has a safe and thorough diagnosis is first completed before the use of gentle and safe chiropractic adjustment techniques to help you through your pregnancy and ease your pain and discomfort.

Will you be comfortable with seeing a chiropractor whilst pregnant?
To accommodate your growing stomach, Dr Samantha uses specific chiropractic treatment techniques to help ease your pain and help you reach your health goals during your pregnancy. In the office, specific pregnancy pillows allow you to lay on your stomach and be comfortable whilst receiving your chiropractic adjustment.

Does the treatment hurt you or your baby while pregnant?
There are no known contraindications to pregnancy chiropractic during pregnancy. This makes it safe for mothers and their babies worldwide. Dr Samantha incorporates her knowledge in chiropractic and gentle techniques to restore your spine and nervous system function. Her wellness approach allows expecting mothers to enjoy the physical and mental benefits of chiropractic care and advice on posture, exercises and stretches to help them through their pregnancy journey.