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Burlington Prenatal Chiropractor

Pre-natal chiropractic care offers greater comfort and an overall safer, easier, and more pleasant birth experience.

Burlington Prenatal Chiropractic Care

Regular chiropractic care during pregnancy appeals to mothers who seek a natural approach to better health.

Dr. Lardi has a special interest in caring for expectant mothers throughout their pregnancy and children of all ages. As a member of the Intenational Chiropractic Pediatric Association, she had completed advanced training in this area and holds a Certificate of Proficiency in the Webster Technique.

This overwhelmingly positive experience with chiropractic work while pregnant has opened my eyes to how beneficial adjustments are and I look forward to continued health benefits for not only myself, but my children.”
Gina B.

How can Chiropractic add comfort during pregnancy?

More mothers are discovering the essential role that chiropractic care plays throughout pregnancy in ensuring a healthier pregnancy and an overall easier birth. Chiropractic care can relieve and even prevent common discomforts experienced in pregnancy.

Benefits:

  • Relief and reduction of low back pain, sciatica, and pelvic pain
  • Relief of shoulder blade pain, rib pain and upper back pain
  • Relief of neck pain and headaches
  • Relief of heartburn, nausea, constipation, indigestion, shortness of breath, frequent urination
  • Optimizing pelvis alignment to facilitate the baby’s comfort and growth in utero
  • Preventing the likelihood of intrauterine constraint and resulting poor fetal positioning (ie breech) via Webster Technique
  • Restoring pelvic balance to potentially reduce the need for intervention during delivery
  • Ensures proper nervous system function which improves a mother’s ability to birth naturally
  • Shorter labour time and more pleasant, easier, safer deliveries

Dr. Lardi will work specifically with your spine and pelvis throughout your pregnancy to restore a state of balance, create a comfortable environment for your baby in utero, and help set the stage for a potentially easier, quicker and safer delivery.

Pregnancy pillow

Special pillows are also used to ensure a comfortable and relaxing experience.

Is Chiropractic care safe during pregnancy?

Absolutely! Pregnancy may be one of the best times to receive chiropractic care – both mother and baby can benefit. Chiropractic techniques used during pregnancy are very gentle, and are adapted to a mother’s size, weight and condition. Special pillows are also used to ensure a comfortable and relaxing experience. You and your baby’s continued safety and comfort are foremost in our care,

She has been a life saver throughout my pregnancy. As new issues surfaced such as extreme heartburn, tail bone and pelvic pain she worked with my growing body to relive and manage these issues. So instead of focusing on the discomfort of being pregnant I am able to enjoy my pregnancy comfortably.Michelle M.

When is the Ideal Time to Begin Pre-Natal Chiropractic Care?

The ideal time to be evaluated and begin chiropractic care is before pregnancy, or in its early stages.
Any pre-existing imbalances in your spine and pelvis become stressed during pregnancy, resulting in discomfort and pain (ie. back/pelvic pain, sciatica etc). These imbalances can also negatively affect the progress and duration of labour. Addressing imbalances early on will allow for a more pleasant pre-natal and birth experience.

More importantly, poor pelvic alignment will affect your baby’s comfort and growth in utero, which may lead to nerve dysfunction or foetal mal position (ie.breech). Correcting pre- existing pelvic imbalances early will create a comfortable environment for your baby from the start, preventing the likelihood of poor positioning (ie. breech).

“Well-Baby Check-Ups” for Your Newborn

Chiropractic also plays an important role in your newborn’s health and well-being. We encourage all new mothers to bring their newborns in for a “Well-Baby Check-up” to ensure their nervous system and spine are functioning optimally after the trauma of birth. Learn more about the benefits of “well-baby check-ups” for your newborn.

Benefits of Compression Stockings In Pregnancy

Expectant mothers can increase comfort during pregnancy and reduce risk of varicosities by wearing custom fitted medical grade compression stockings. Compression Stockings provide relief of symptoms associated with pregnancy such as swollen feet and ankles, and heavy, tired aching legs. Learn more about the benefits of compression hosiery in pregnancy.

Contact our office to schedule your Complete Pre-Natal Chiropractic Evaluation and learn more about how we can help you achieve greater comfort in pregnancy and an overall easier, safer, more pleasant birth experience.


Burlington Prenatal Chiropractic Care | (905) 631-3000