Chiropractic Care during Pregnancy- RESEARCH REVIEW

Chiropractic care is the 3rd most common form of alternative treatment utilized during pregnancy (following massage and yoga). So what does the research say about pregnancy and chiropractic care? *84% of pregnant patients experienced relief of back pain *25% shorter labor for birth #1 *31% shorter labor for subsequent births *A decrease in meconium-stained amniotic fluid, preterm delivery, use of forceps, and c-section delivery *92% of those who sought treatment to resolve a breech presentation (via Webster Technique) experienced baby moving into a head down position

Chiropractic care during pregnancy is recommended and considered safe and effective to relieve pain during pregnancy. In addition, chiropractic care may improve the probability of a successful natural labor and delivery.

See the detailed review of literature here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2647084/