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Is It Ok To Go To A Chiropractor During Pregnancy
No: You will get all kinds of different answers here, but my personal feeling is that chiropractic is predominantly based on a nonscientific and incorrect view of human physiology, and will do you no long term good pregnant or not. Some chiropractors will manipulate in pregnancy, and some not. I doubt its dangerous for the baby. Chiropractic manipulation to vert breech infants is bogus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
It depends.: Some chiropractors are more experienced than others in dealing with pregnant patients. Some won't see them at all. There are issues with joint laxity in pregnancy that make some of the high velocity moves that chiropractors use risky during pregnancy. I recommend you only see a chiropractor that is experienced and knowledgeable about the specific risks in pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: Tell the chiropractor you are pregnant and he'll know how to approach the adjustment. ...Read more
My chiropractor uses a vibration massager during treatments. Is this safe during pregnancy? Can the baby feel the vibration?
Being treated by chiropractor for TMJ by pushing on pressure points in/outside my mouth+activator, is this safe during pregnancy (6-8 weeks pregnant)?
Yes: Chiropractic manipulation is safe during all trimesters of pregnancy. Some chiropractors are trained and comfortable with managing pregnant women. Chiropractic care may help with back pain during pregnancy and maintain spinal alignment/balance. The webster technique of chiropractic care may even be used to manage breech presentations. Discuss with your OB your own situation before seeking care. ...Read more
Back pain: Chiropractic adjustment and osteopathic manipulation can both be effective in treating the back pain associated with pregnancy without the need for drugs. Osteopathic manipulation can also be used to reshape the pelvis near the time of delivery in order to help delivery go smoother. Highly recommended! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I am 5-6 weeks pregnant n having light brown watery discharge only when i go to pass urineonly, 1-2 drops.Is it ok during early stage of pregnancy.
Common symptom: Brown spotting early in pregnancy is really common. I worry when it's bright red and accompanied by cramping. There is a risk of miscarriage with every conception, and there really isn't anything to do at this point but to wait. Be reassured that the odds are in your favor that all will go well. ...Read more
What to expect my dr will say after she thougt i had a tube pregnancy during surgery discovered it was big cyst going tomorrow to see if baby ok. 4-5w?
It depends : It depends on what made her think it was a tubal pregnancy, what kind of cyst it was and what she did. It is normal to have a corpus luteum cyst early in pregnancy and if she just found that and did nothing else it could be very reassuring. There is a small risk of anesthesia in early pregnancy but it is small. I would expect an ultrasound to assess the pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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