Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care 

At Midwest Chiropractic & Wellness, we understand the importance of a healthy pregnancy. We strive to educate and guide you through all the phases of your pregnancy. We want you to be able to have the birth experience that you have imagined. 

Why Chiropractic?

Chiropractic adjustments offers gentle non-invasive benefits for expecting mothers to create balance in the pelvis and spine. When moms are balanced their bodies better manage stress,  and their bodies are able to adapt to the changes occurring throughout pregnancy. Dramatic physical, mental, and emotional changes throughout pregnancy can cause increased spinal column and nervous system stress. A prenatal chiropractor, like Dr. Jenny, will find where the pelvis and spine are unbalanced and increased muscle tension (stress) and correct it, allowing you function more optimally. A well balance spinal column typically doesn’t have symptoms.

Benefits of Prenatal Chiropractic

  • Maintaining a healthier pregnancy
  • Controlling Symptoms of nausea
  • Reducing the time of labor and delivery
  • Preventing potential C-section
  • Relieving back and neck joint pain
  • Encourages optimal fetal position through proper pelvic alignment
  • Improve posture

Webster Technique 

The Webster technique is a technique used by chiropractors to reduce the tension and torsion in the uterus which could ultimately affect progression of labor, optimal fetal positioning, and a natural pregnancy and birth.


Even there are not a lot of published research proving the benefits of chiropractic, listed are some research articles on pregnancy and chiropractic.

Possible less back pain during labor
A group of women treated with manipulative techniques (chiropractic adjustments) experienced less back pain during labor.
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Chiropractic care may help reduce pregnancy pain and symptoms
There is research to support chiropractic and its relationship to the reduction of negative symptoms during pregnancy and birth. In one study, 10 out of 11 women had relief of pain and did not exhibit sacroiliac dysfunction any longer after they were treated with chiropractic adjustments.
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“…improvement of their intra-uterine constraint”
In another study, 69% of 81 patients that received chiropractic care because of intra-uterine constraint benefited from chiropractic care. Because chiropractic adjustments can help balance the pelvis and uterus by increase structural and nerve function, the women in the study showed improvement of their intra-uterine constraint after chiropractic adjustments.
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Chiropractic care shows to be effective and safe for pregnant women
Published evidence suggests regular chiropractic care may improve the probability of successful natural parturition. This study not only shows the effectiveness of chiropractic and pregnancy, but also shows how safe chiropractic care is for pregnant women. The women noted from 17 different patients treated under chiropractic care had no adverse effects from chiropractic adjustments.
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If you or someone you know is pregnant and suffering from discomfort, pain, or looking for a more natural pregnancy and birth, give us a call at 952.303.4590 to see if we can help. We want you to have an amazing pregnancy and enjoy the incredible experience of motherhood.

New Patients: Currently Offering a $39 Exam and Consultation.

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