Posts in Birth Prep
How Chiropractic Care Can Help During Pregnancy

Chiropractic spinal and pelvic adjustments can reduce or resolve pregnancy discomforts such as back pain, hip pain, sciatica, and heartburn. Chiropractic helps with optimal fetal positioning by helping the pelvis to be symmetrical. This in turn helps the uterus to be more symmetrical. Adjustments can help the baby to fit the brim better to engage in time to help stimulate cervical ripening. Adjustments also make the pelvis more flexible so that pelvic joints move more easily in labor

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Visual Birth Plans - Birth Plans Nurses Will LOVE!

Articles pop up all the time on Facebook and other social media sites about birth and the latest studies.  Almost every time I scroll through the comments, there is at least one "I am a labor and delivery nurse, and any mom who comes in with a birth plan is guaranteed a c-section/epidural/episiotomy." As if the care providers will abuse the mother for daring to have goals for her birth.  Even if this is true, care providers like this would make up a very small portion of hospital staff. After 7 years of being a doula, I have never encountered one.

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