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/